Matthew Backhouse

Matthew Backhouse is an APNZ news reporter based in Wellington.

One dead after crash near Hastings

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A man has died after a car crashed into a drain near Hastings early this morning.

Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 2 at Te Hauke, about 20km south of Hasting, about 2.50am.

Inspector Ken Climo of police central communications said the car appeared to have gone into a drain.

The man who died was believed to be the sole occupant.

- APNZ

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