One person has died following a single vehicle crash in Northland late last night, police confirmed this afternoon.
In a statement, police said the vehicle crashed into a power pole on SH1 at Awanui at about 11.35pm.
One person was transported to hospital and has since died while a second person sustained moderate to minor injuries.
Police did not confirm if the deceased was the driver.
Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.