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Man killed in Taranaki crash

Published: 11:03AM Saturday November 24, 2012 Source: ONE News

A man has been killed in a car crash near Stratford this morning.

According to police, the accident occurred at 6.20am at the intersection of State Highway 3 and Climie Road.

The driver, a New Plymouth local, died at the scene. Police said that it appears that he had fallen asleep at the wheel.

Meanwhile, a woman from Wellington has been taken to hospital with "moderate injuries".

The road is closed, but diversions are in place.