Man dies in off-road crash in lower Buller Gorge
A man has died after crashing his car into a tree on the West Coast.
He drove off Lower Buller Gorge Rd before colliding with the tree. He died at the scene, police said.
He was the only person in the vehicle.
The man was expected to arrive in Westport late on Saturday and was reported overdue at 10.40am on Sunday.
Police were investigating and would inform the man's family.