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One dead after crash near Mt Cook

Timithi Aplin-Barrett
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Natasha Payne
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Three cars involved in crash at the intersection of State Highway 8 and Mt Cook Rd.

One person has died and another four people are injured, two seriously, after a three-vehicle crash near Mt Cook.

The crash took place at the intersection of Twizel Rd and Mt Cook Rd just after 3pm Wednesday. A section of State Highway 8 was closed until 10pm. 

The injured people are in Timaru Hospital. 

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.