One dead after car crashes down bank

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The serious crash unit is investigating. Photo credit: Getty

One person is dead after crashing down a bank in the Canterbury town of Maungati.

Police were called to the scene off Pareora Gorge Rd at 2:20am on Sunday.

Another person in the car is in Timaru Hospital with moderate injuries.

The serious crash unit is investigating.

Newshub.