Two pedestrians have been killed in seperate accidents in Tokoroa and Opotiki this morning.

The first was reported shortly before 4am, with one person killed and two injured in a
collision between a vehicle and pedestrian on State Highway One on the northern side of Tokoroa.

Serious crash investigators are at the scene.

An hour later, another collision between a car and pedestrian was reported six kilometers west of Opotiki.

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Police have confirmed that one person was also killed in this accident.

Diversions are in place around both crash scenes.

- HERALD ONLINE