Police can confirm that a pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle on SH24 near the intersection of Taihoa North Road, Matamata.
Emergency services were called to a report of a crash involving a person walking on the road at about 10pm last night.
The road was closed for a short time while the Serious Crash Unit attended the scene.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.
Issued by Police Media Centre