Police have released the name of the man who died following a crash on State Highway 38, near Frasertown, on Saturday.
He was 23-year-old Te Pouwhenua Hemi Waiwai from Wairoa.
Emergency services were called to a vehicle crash on Mangapapa Bridge, SH38, near Frasertown, northern Hawke's Bay on Saturday where a single vehicle with one occupant was located.
Mr Waiwai was found deceased.
Indications are that the vehicle may have struck a bridge abutment before coming to rest on the other side of the bridge.
The cause of the crash will be examined by the Serious Crash Unit.