Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
At about 7.20am emergency services were alerted to a car fire on State Highway 3 (Mokau Road) where a person died.
A vehicle examination and enquiries continue.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen a white Nissan Navara travelling north on State Highway 3 between Bell Block and Mimi this morning around 6.30 – 7.20 am.
Formal identification processes are underway.
Anyone with information or any witnesses to the event are asked to call Police on 105 of fill out a report online at www.police.govt.nz/use-105, using ‘Update My Report’.
Please reference Police File Number 221226/0900
Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.
Issued by Police Media Centre