The woman who died in a crash on the Timaru-Pareora Highway yesterday afternoon has been named by police.

She was Kelly Anne Cindal Pattinson, 31, of Waimate.

Police were called to the crash between Half Chain Road and King Street near the settlement of Pareora involving a car and truck at 2.25pm.

Pattinson was trapped in a car after the crash and she died at the scene.

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The crash is under investigation, police said.