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Motorcyclist's death raises Anzac weekend road toll to 7

A motorcyclist has died after crashing in Whakatane, Bay of Plenty.

St John ambulance.
Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi

Police said the crash, which didn't involve any other vehicles, occurred on SH30, Awakeri around 5.30pm.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

Their death is the seventh road-related death this Anzac weekend.

Police said in a statement that diversions are in place while a scene examination is in progress. Motorists should delay their travel or seek alternative routes, police said.

An investigation into the crash in ongoing.