NZ police are responding to fatal crash, Warkworth

One person has died after a crash in Warkworth this afternoon.

Emergency services were notified just after 5pm that a car had crashed into the river near the intersection of Baxter Street and Queen Street.

Access was gained to the car a short time ago and the sole occupant was found to be deceased.

The Serious Crash Unit has been alerted and enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are under way.

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