Fatal crash in Kawerau

Update: 11:15AM BAY of Plenty: ONE person died this morning following a fatal crash on Kawerau Road West/State Highway 34 in the Bay of Plenty region.

New Zealand Police said emergency services were advised around 10:30am that a single vehicle had rolled.

Police said one person died at the scene and another sustained minor injury.

Motorists are advised that State Highway 34 is closed at the Rotorua end, and diversions are in place.