One dead after north Auckland crash on SH1

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One person has died after a serious crash on State Highway 1 (SH1) north of Auckland.

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(File image) Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

The two-vehicle crash was reported at 1.38pm on SH1, south of the Warkworth township.

One person was in critical condition but died at the scene.

Another person is in a serious condition after the crash and will be transported to hospital.

A section of of the highway is closed and diversions will be in place for traffic heading north and south.

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified and will examine the scene.

Police are advising motorists to plan ahead and expect delays on their journeys this afternoon.

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