One person dead in crash near Gisborne

By Te Ao - Māori News

Police have confirmed that one person has died in a single-vehicle crash near Gisborne.

The crash on Lavenham Road near Gisborne occurred shortly before 9pm on Friday night.

Initial reports said the person had been seriously injured but in a statement Saturday police confirmed the person had died.

An investigation into the circumstances of the crash is underway.