Female pedestrian killed by truck in Waikato

A person was killed after being hit by a truck on State Highway 1 south of Tokoroa overnight.  Photo / File
A person was killed after being hit by a truck on State Highway 1 south of Tokoroa overnight. Photo / File

A woman has been killed after being hit by a truck in South Waikato early this morning.

A police spokesman said the accident happened on State Highway 1 at Kinleith, south of Tokoroa, just after 1am.

The woman died at the scene.

State Highway 1 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating the accident.

- NZ Herald

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