One killed in crash south of Waimate

One person has been found dead in a car at the bottom of a remote gully in South Canterbury this afternoon. 

Police received a report that a vehicle had been spotted at the bottom of a gully off Clarkesfield Rd at Elephant Hill at about 12.40pm today. 

One person was located inside the vehicle, deceased. 

Police believe they were the sole occupant. 

The serious crash unit attended the scene and the circumstances of the crash, including when it occurred, will be investigated. 

 

 

 

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