Police have named the man and woman killed when a car and truck collided on State Highway 1 south of Dunedin on Friday.
They were Erica Ward, 27, and Cody James Cowie, 24, both of Dunedin.
The crash occurred on SH1 at 3am on Friday, near Riverside Rd in East Taieri-Allanton.
Police initially said it claimed the life of the female passenger but later confirmed the male driver had also died.
The police investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.