Fatal crash near Matamata

Fatal crash near Matamata
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Two people have been killed in a serious crash near Matamata in the Waikato.

Emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 27 near Springdale around 1:45pm.

A Fire and Emergency spokesman told Newshub they have three fire crews at the scene.

The road has been closed and diversions are in place at Horell Rd and the Paeroa-Tahuna roundabout.

The serious crash unit is investigating.