One person has died after crashing their car in a ditch overnight.
Police found the man, near Te Te Aroha in the Matamata-Piako district, Waikato just after midnight while on their way to a different incident.
The crash was at the intersection of State Highway 26 and Lovegrove Rd, police said.
"A car with a single male occupant carried on across the T-intersection and crashed into a ditch."
Ambulance and fire services also attended.
An ambulance spokeswoman said the man was deceased on arrival.
Police were investigating the crash and had closed the road during the night for a scene examination.
It has since been reopened.
No further details on the driver were available.