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Two women killed in head-on crash

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Two women died in a two-vehicle head-on crash yesterday afternoon on Devon Road in New Plymouth.

The drivers were the sole occupants. They were:

Rachel Constance Smith aged 86 of Waitara.

Pamela Mary Smith aged 69 of Waitara.

The women were not related.

Ambulance, Fire, and Police attended the scene after being contacted by a member of the public.

A scene examination was underway and Devon Road was closed, with diversions in place.

New Plymouth Police are investigating the crash supported by the Serious Crash Unit. The deaths will be referred to the Coroner.