Police have named a teenager killed after the vehicle he was in hit a logging truck just near Tokoroa on Monday.
He was Mohi Selwyn-Atama from Tokoroa.
The 17-year-old was a passenger in a car that left the road and crashed into a stack of fence posts just before 8pm on Monday on Old Taupo Road near the Kinleith Paper Mill.
The impact pushed the vehicle back on the road, where it collided with a truck and trailer unit.
Three others in the car were hurt but did not receive life-threatening injuries.
The truck driver was not injured.