Second fatal crash near Rotorua

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A person has died in a crash between a car and a cattle truck near Rotorua - the second fatal crash on that stretch of road.

Police say the crash happened at about 4.30pm near the junction of State Highways 5 and 28.

SH5 was closed between Tapapa and Rotorua.

It is the second fatal crash along that stretch of road today - a man died yesterday morning in a crash involving a car and campervan.


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