Fatal Crash in Ōtaki

Police have reported the death of one person after a single-vehicle crash in Ōtaki.

The vehicle collided with a power pole on Waerenga Road about 7:15pm yesterday (Friday 1 February).

A rescue helicopter was dispatched but the person died on the way to hospital.

The driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle. Police say the Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene.