Overnight crashes take two lives

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A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in south Waikato. Photo credit: File

There's been a fatal fiery crash in Marlborough.

One person was killed in a crash between a truck and a ute on State Highway 63 around 1:30am on Sunday. The driver of the ute was killed, while the two in the truck were unhurt - despite their vehicle catching fire.

And a motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in south Waikato.

It happened on State Highway 5 on Saturday night, near Tirau.

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