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Person dies in workplace crash near Tauranga

A person has died following a workplace crash involving an all terrain vehicle and a farm vehicle this morning.

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In a statement, police said they were called to the incident in Paengaroa, near Tauranga shortly before 8am.

"A person was transported to hospital with serious injuries and sadly passed away a short time later," police said in a statement.

Police are making inquiries into the crash.

"We are making initial inquiries. This will determine our next steps," WorkSafe told 1 NEWS.