Motorcyclist killed in central North Island crash

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A motorcyclist involved in a crash with a car near Taupo on Saturday afternoon has died.

The unnamed motorcyclist was transported to hospital after the accident at 2:20pm, which happened on Whangamata Road, Kinloch.

He died of his injuries later that day.

The serious crash unit is investigating.

The 2018 road toll stands at 19.