Quad bike accident kills two

Quad bike
Quad bikes have a dubious safety record. Photo credit: Getty

Two people have died in a quad bike accident.

The incident took place in the Kakanui Ranges, east of Ranfurly in Otago, on Saturday afternoon.

Police say they were called at 4:25pm, and there were eight people riding the bikes - which have a dubious safety record - at the time.

An investigation into what happened is underway.

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