Two people have been found dead in a car that had crashed into a power pole south of Ashburton overnight.
The bodies were discovered in Hinds Arundel Rd, south of Ashburton, at about 2am.
A police spokesman said two were pronounced dead at the scene.
A Fire Service spokesman said a crew from Hinds was at the scene doing "scene protection" and directing traffic.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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