Woman and toddler killed after tractor drives into Otago reservoir

Woman and toddler killed after tractor drives into Otago reservoir
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A woman and toddler are believed to be dead after a tractor drove into a Northern Otago reservoir.

Police are investigating the scene on a rural property on Dunback-Morrisons Rd, Waihemo.

At around 5pm on Sunday, a woman driving a tractor and trailer lost control of the vehicle, slipping into the reservoir.

She's thought to have drowned, along with a three-year-old child.

The Police National Dive Squad has been called to the scene.

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