Palmerston woman dies after crash

06:17, Sep 23 2012

A woman has died in hospital after a single vehicle crash south of Palmerston last night.

The 31-year-old woman was taken to Dunedin Hospital after the crash which happened about 7.35pm on State Highway 1 south of Shag Point Road, Palmerston.

The woman, a Palmerston resident, died from her injuries in hospital.

Sergeant Wayne Brew, of Oamaru Police, said the Serious Crash Unit was investigating and the matter had been referred to the coroner.