A male cyclist has died in central Dunedin after being hit by a truck on Castle St outside Dunedin Railway Station this morning.

The victim, who appears to have been riding in the cycle lane, was involved in a collision with a logging truck at 7.45am near where the one-way route south meets Stuart St.

He died at the scene of the crash.

Early indications were that the truck was turning into Castle St from Anzac Avenue, police said.

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Police are interviewing the driver of the truck, who was uninjured.

Traffic has been diverted from the area.

Police would like to hear from anybody who witnessed the accident.