There were two fatal crashes involving pedestrians in Bay of Plenty early on Sunday.
In the first at about 4am, a vehicle collided with a pedestrian on State Highway One north of Tokoroa, leaving one person dead and two injured.
Then shortly before 5am, another vehicle hit a pedestrian on Waioeka Road, 6km west of Opotiki.
One person is dead.
Police say traffic diversions are in place.