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One killed, three injured in Nelson crash

One person has died and three people are injured following a crash in Stoke, Nelson overnight.

The crash occurred on Whakatu Drive shortly after 12.30am.

One person has died at the scene and three people have been transported to hospital with serious injuries, says a police spokesperson.

"​​​​​​​Whakatu Drive remains closed and will be for the next few hours.

"Motorists are asked to avoid the area."

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

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