A woman has been found dead next to her burnt-out vehicle after a crash in the Tasman District last night.
Emergency services were called to Te Towaka-Port Ligar Rd, in Admiralty Bay, just after 9pm.
"[Authorities] located a vehicle that had left the road and caught fire - and the body of a female nearby," a statement said.
A police spokeswoman confirmed the woman was the only person in the vehicle at the time.
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Police are working to determine the circumstances of the crash and are still at the scene.