One person is dead after a fatal highway smash this afternoon.
At about 1.30pm a truck and a car collided at the intersection of State Highway 2 and SH25 at Waitakaruru.
An occupant of the car is deceased as a result of the crash.
Emergency services are in attendance and the road is blocked.
Northbound traffic is being diverted onto Cross Rd to State Highway 25, which will then allow access back onto SH2.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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