Man dead after car plunge

00:10, Jan 22 2013

A man has died after his car dropped 150 metres off a cliff at Te Mata Peak in Hawke's Bay this morning.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the peak about 10.12am.

Inspector Tania Kura said the driver of the car died in the accident.

The serious crash unit are examining the scene. Officers are bringing the body up by stretcher.

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