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Man killed in two car smash

Last updated 11:53 16/09/2012

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One man has died and three others have been injured in a two car crash on State Highway 1 north of Auckland this morning.

A van travelling south collided head on with a car at the Brenderwyn hills, killing a male passenger of the van.

The three others involved suffered moderate injuries and have been taken to Whangarei hospital.

State Highway One is closed between Maungaturoto and Waipu.

Police said the road surface was wet at the time of the accident and have urged motorists to drive with caution.

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