One person dead, two seriously injured in two-vehicle crash near Kaiwaka, north of Auckland

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One person is dead and two others are seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash near Kaiwaka, north of Auckland.

A police spokesperson confirmed to Newshub the serious collision occurred about 4km south of Kaiwaka at about 6pm on Friday.

State Highway 1 is currently closed and traffic is being diverted along Mangawhai Kaiwaka Rd and Mangawhai Rd, the spokesperson added.