The name of the pedestrian killed in an early morning road accident on Wednesday has been confirmed.

Miroslaf DlugoleckiI, 61, was crossing State Highway One north of Ngaruawahia when he was hit by a truck travelling north just before 5:30am.

Mr Dlugolekil, a Polish citizen who lived in Hamilton, had pulled over in a high speed zone near the intersection with Kelm Road and attempted to cross the road in the dark.

- nzherald.co.nz