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Person killed in bus crash

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 15/07/2015

A person has been killed after a bus carrying 64 passengers collided with a car.

The car and the bus crashed just before 5pm on Tuesday on State Highway 5 at Ohaaki, between Taupo and Reporoa.

One person in the car has died and two others have been taken to hospital.

None of the passengers on the bus were injured apart from the female bus attendant who suffered a minor injury. has another bus on scene and is working to transport the affected passengers and keep them dry in the heavy rain and poor weather.

The road's been closed and traffic is being diverted.

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