SH29, near Hinuera, is closed following a fatal crash this morning. File photo.
One person is dead following a crash on State Highway 29 this morning.
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on the highway, near Hinuera, Matamata.
Police were called about 5.15am, says a police spokesperson.
"One person has died at the scene.
"The road is closed with diversions in place.Motorists are advised to avoid the area."
The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene.