Milk tanker crash leaves one dead

17:39, Jan 13 2013

A woman is dead after a late night crash with a tanker near Taupo.

The accident, between a milk tanker and the woman’s car, happened about 11.45pm last night on State Highway 5 north of the Wairakei roundabout.

The woman was 28 and from Taupo.

The driver of the milk tanker was uninjured.

The accident was being investigated by the Police Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit, police said.

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