Fatal crash near Palmerston

Fatal crash near Palmerston
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Emergency services are responding to a fatal single car crash near Palmerston.

At roughly 4:25am on Wednesday morning, police were called to the scene on State Highway 1 near Palmerston, Otago.

The sole occupant of the vehicle died in the crash.

The road is currently closed with diversions in place.

The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene.