One Dead As Car Plunges From Bridge At Whangarei Falls – Updated

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One person has been killed after a car came off the road at Kiripaka Bridge and plunged into the Hatea River at Whangarei Falls shortly before 3pm this afternoon. The name of the deceased person has yet to be released.

We believe this to be the 7th death on New Zealand’s roads this month.

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The deceased man was later named as Mr Rex Henwood who was said to have been in his 50s.