Two dead following crashes in New Plymouth and Omaha


A teenager has died after being hit by a vehicle in Omaha, north of Auckland, and a person died following a crash in New Plymouth.

Police car on the street at night

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Emergency services were called to Omaha Drive, in the small beach community east of Warkworth, at about 4am this morning, where they found the boy’s body.

In a statement, police said the driver knew the teen, and is being questioned by serious crash investigators.

In a separate update, police said a person died following a crash at 5am this morning in New Plymouth.

A car hit a parked car at the intersection of St Aubyn Street and Calvert Road in Lynmouth.

The road is still closed.

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