A man has died following a crash in Kaiaua in the Hauraki District overnight.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the intersection of Toft Rd and Kaiaua Rd at 10.11pm.

The car had hit a power pole.

The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle.

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A police spokeswoman said last night the person was trapped in the vehicle, which was in a paddock.

The Serious Crash Unit has examined the scene and Police have launched an investigation into the cause of the crash.