The woman who died in a car crash south of Whangarei on Monday was Rotorua's Saphron Jane Greenfield.
Northland police said she was killed when a logging truck trying to avoid another vehicle rolled and crushed the car Miss Greenfield, 26, was a passenger in.
Highway patrol Senior Sergeant Chris Goodall said it appeared the truck and trailer rolled and collided with a northbound car, crushing the vehicle.
The truck driver managed to free himself from the cab and ran to a house less than 50 metres away to raise the alarm.
The driver of the crushed car was trapped but cut free by firefighters. He was also taken to hospital as a precaution. However Miss Greenfield died at the scene.