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One man dead after two cars collide on Desert Road near Waiouru

News from NZ Police
A 29-year-old man is dead after a two vehicles collided on State Highway One near Waiouru late last night.

The crash occurred on the Waikato Stream Bridge, just north of the summit at Waiouru.

Taihape Police were called to the crash which happened just before 10pm.

A north bound Toyota vehicle crossed the centreline and collided with a south bound Mitsubishi vehicle.

Police believe there were no passengers in the vehicles involved in the crash.

Initial indications suggest that speed was a factor.

Desert Road closed after crash