One person is dead following a car crash in Reporoa, in Bay of Plenty, tonight.

Emergency services were called to the scene, at Plateau Road, just before 8.30pm.

An ambulance northern communications spokeswoman said one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another was being treated for moderate injuries.

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No other vehicles were involved.

The official holiday weekend road toll period started at 4pm today and continues until 6am on Tuesday.