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One dead after crash in Waikato

One person has died in the Waikato after a road crash. 

Police car generic. Source: 1 NEWS

Police said the crash involved a truck and a ute on Tirau Rd, between Karapiro Rd and Gorton Rd. 

The driver of the ute was the victim of the crash.

A St John spokesperson confirmed to 1 NEWS the incident happened on SH1 Karapiro, Waipa District in the Waikato region. 

Emergency services were called at 4.27am today. 

Police have advised there are road closures and diversions in place.