A third person is in a serious condition.
Investigations are underway into the cause of a fatal accident on the Napier-Taupō road.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
A person has died and two others have been seriously injured.
Police, ambulance and Fire and Emergency are on the scene.
Photos show the car wedged into a ditch.
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Motorists are asked to avoid the area.
Motorists travelling north on SH2 should expect delays.