Tasmania Police has confirmed that a person has died as a result of a two-vehicle crash at Sassafras on Thursday night.
The crash occurred on the Bass Highway, near Paramatta Creek.
According to police, a second person involved in the crash has been transported to the Royal Hobart Hospital via Westpac Rescue Helicopter after sustaining serious injuries.
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Police confirm a crash investigation is underway and a report is being prepared for the coroner.
Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them on 131 444 or through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.