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The road is expected to be closed "for some time" after the serious crash, police say.

Jul 5, 2021

One person has died as a result of a two-truck crash on the highway in Trau.
The serious crash happened at the Trau rail overbridge on State Highway One, about 3.30pm on Monday, police said in a statement.
The road is expected to be blocked for some time while emergency services work to clear the scene.
It remained closed at 8.30pm, according to the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency site.
The road was closed between State Highways 27 and 5, Waka Kotahi said.
Detours are along SH27, Okoroire Road which becomes Patetere Street, Hetherington Road, and State Highway 5.
Fire and Emergency NZ referred queries about the crash to police.