Motorist killed in early morning crash

20:32, Jul 14 2012

A motorist has been killed after the vehicle in which they were travelling crashed into a power pole in Mangere this morning.

The accident, which took place about 5.00 am on Massey Rd, involved just one vehicle in which two passengers were travelling.

One was pronounced dead at the scene while the other was rushed to hospital.

Police are at the scene investigating and the road will be closed for several hours.

It is fully closed at the intersection of Massey Rd and Ferguson St. and diversions are in place at Tennessee Ave and Buckland Road.

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