One person has died after a crash near Turangi.
A statement from police said the single-vehicle crash, on State Highway 1, Turangi, happened about 11pm yesterday.
A car left the road and hit a tree. The sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene, the statement said.
The road was closed while the scene was examined and was reopened shortly after 3am.
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Inquiries into the circumstances of the crash are continuing.