Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 1 at Ohau is closed between Manakau and Levin following a fatal crash.
There is no detour route available so motorists are advised to avoid the area and delay travel.
Emergency services and tow services are on site, and work is underway to restore downed power lines.
The road is likely to be closed until 7pm. The Transport Agency will be providing updates via the website and social media.
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