A person who suffered critical injuries after a crash in Whakatāne has died in hospital.
The crash, between a truck and a ute, happened at the intersection of State Highway 30 and Shaw Rd about 3.37pm on Tuesday.
A statement from police said: "One person has died in Waikato Hospital following a crash between a truck and a ute in Coastlands, Whakatāne on February 23.
"Police's thoughts are with the family at the difficult time."
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The person was initially flown to Waikato Hospital with critical injuries.
The death will be referred to the Coroner.