Fatal crash blocks state highway

17:46, Mar 25 2014

A truck driver has died and a main road is blocked after a crash in the Bay of Plenty overnight.

The truck crashed on SH2 at Waioeka, Opotiki, police said. Emergency services are at the scene of the accident.

Both lanes of the road are blocked and police advised motorists that SH2 between Gisborne and Opotiki would be closed until at least 8am.

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