A truck driver has died after the vehicle crashed into a tree in Auckland today.
Details about the driver are not yet known.
The accident happened on Whitford Park Rd, Whitford - about 30km southeast of Auckland city at 1.24pm.
Police Northern Communication Shift Inspector Tony Wakelin said the driver died at the scene.
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Emergency crews worked to free the driver from the cab, but Mr Wakelin said the damage to the vehicle was "quite extensive".
Police were still at the scene and there may be traffic delays in the area.
No other vehicles were involved.