A section of SH35, near Tokomaru Bay, is closed this morning following a fatal crash. File photo.
Police can now confirm that the driver of a truck that crashed on State Highway 35 near Tokomaru Bay this morning was killed in the crash.
Emergency services were called to the crash at 6.40am.
The driver was the sole occupant of the truck, says a police spokesperson.
"Motorists are asked to follow the directions of emergency personnel/signage regarding diversions."