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Written by Mike Dinsdale, The Northern Advocate   
Tuesday, 17 February 2009

An Onerahi man died when this car left the road. Picture/John Stone

Kayakers made a desperate bid to save a man's life after a car plunged into a river near Whangarei.A 56-year-old man died after his vehicle veered off Ngunguru Rd, near Scow Landing, about 5.20pm on Saturday. Several kayakers were on the Ngunguru River when the vehicle sank, and tried to free the man.

Northland's 2009 road toll has risen to three after an Onerahi man, the sole occupant of the car, died when kayakers' efforts to free him failed because the car was submerged and stuck in mud.

Whangarei police Sergeant Neil Pennington said the man, aged 56, was driving towards Ngunguru when the car rounded a corner and veered across the road.

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