A woman has been found dead trapped beneath a vehicle in the Auckland suburb of Epsom this morning.

The body was found in a driveway on Fairholme Ave about 8.45am.

Police are still at the scene in the central Auckland suburb and described it in a statement as a "fatal incident".

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

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More than half a dozen police officers are at the scene in the upmarket street, off Pah Rd. A blue tarpaulin has been erected at the front of the two-storey property.