Cyclist struck and killed by truck

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A cyclist has been struck and killed by a truck near Taupo.

Police said the woman was part of a group of cyclists who were riding on Poihipi Rd in a rural area north of the town yesterday morning.

The woman suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by the passing truck shortly before 10am.

Police said they were working with witnesses to identify the causes of the crash.


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