One dead after Paengaroa crash
One person has died following a workplace incident in Paengaroa.
Police confirmed the person's death in a statement this afternoon, after a crash involving an ATV on Maungarangi Road this morning.
Enquiries are now underway into the incident and WorkSafe have also been notified, says a police spokesperson.
Emergency services were alerted to a crash involving an all-terrain vehicle and a tractor just before 8am.
“A person was transported to hospital with serious injuries and sadly passed away a short time later,” says a police spokesperson.
One ambulance, one First Response Unit, one helicopter from Tauranga, and one manager responded to the scene, says a St John spokesperson.
A WorkSafe spokesperson confirms they have been notified of an incident that occurred in Paengaroa this morning.
"We are making initial inquiries," says a WorkSafe spokesperson.
"This will determine our next steps."
SunLive will update this story as more information becomes available.