Police have confirmed that one person has died following a fatal crash on Ruatahuna Rd, Ruatahuna.
Police were called at 11.55pm Sunday night and were told a van had gone over a bank.
Emergency services responded from around the region,
A woman was confirmed deceased at the scene. The driver and four children, who were also in the vehicle, were uninjured.
The name and age of the deceased will not be released until next of kin have been informed.
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.