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One dead after car crashes into tree on Kamo Road, Northland

One person has died after a car crashed into a tree on Kamo Road overnight.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating a crash that claimed the life of one person in Whangārei early this morning.

At approximately 12.45am, emergency services responded to reports that a vehicle had crashed into a tree on Kamo Rd.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another person was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

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The Serious Accident Unit was present and an investigation into the circumstances of the accident is now underway.

Brodie Stone is a education and general news reporter at the Advocate. Brodie has spent most of his life in Whangārei and is passionate about delving into issues that matter to people in the north and beyond.