One person has died and another is critically injured after a car crash near Wairoa last night.

Police were alerted to a report a car had rolled along Awamate Rd between Huramua Rd East and Bell Rd in Frasertown just after 7.30pm.

One person died and a male is in critical condition in the intensive care unit at the Hawke's Bay Hospital, a Hawke's Bay District Health Board spokeswoman said.

Two others in the car, initially reported injured, were taken to the Wairoa Hospital and discharged last night.

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The Serious Crash Unit were last night advised of the incident.