Motorcyclist killed in crash with tractor

Emergency services were called to the crash just after 5.30pm. File photo.

One person is dead following a crash between a motorcycle and a tractor in the Bay of Plenty.

Police were called to a fatal crash on State Highway 36, between Gloucester Road and Tauranga Direct Road, Ngongotaha on Tuesday night.

The crash, involving a tractor and motorcycle, occurred around 5.20pm,, says a police spokesperson.

"The motorcyclist died at the scene."

The road was closed for some time, but is reported to be open now.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the crash.


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