One dead in Hauraki District crash

Police car on the street at night
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One person has been killed in a crash in the Hauraki District on Friday night.

Emergency services were called to the two car collision on State Highway 2 at Waikino at around 9pm.

One person died at the scene and another person was flown to Waikato Hospital with critical injuries.

A third person has been seriously injured.

The road is closed and diversions are in place.