Pedestrian killed on SH1 named

Photo / NZ Herald
Photo / NZ Herald

Police have released the name of a woman who was killed when she was hit by a truck near Timaru this morning.

Donna Lee Hunter, 41, of Washdyke, was walking or jogging along State Highway 1 when she apparently veered on to the road and was hit by the truck and trailer unit about 9.30am, police said.

The truck driver was not injured, but was very shaken by the incident, said Sergeant David Hinde.

Cordons around the scene were removed by around 1.30pm this afternoon but police were still investigating.


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