Police report that one person is dead following a fatal crash between a truck and a car near Te Awamutu.
The incident occurred shortly before 1pm on Ohaupo Road between Te Rahu Road and Greenhill Drive.
State Highway 3 was closed north of Te Awamutu.
The truck driver sadly died at the scene as a result of the crash.
A driver of the car sustained moderate injuries.
Diversions were in place so emergency services could work at the scene.
Motorists were asked to avoid the area or expect delays as an investigation took place.
*Closure of SH3
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