A man walking his dog has died after being hit by a truck north of Hamilton.

Emergency services were called to Osborne Rd, near Horsham Downs Rd, about 11.30am today after reports of the crash.

Sergeant Will Hamilton said the man died after being hit by an unladen truck and trailer unit while in Horsham Downs.

The man was walking his dog on Osborne Rd at about 11.30am.

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Fire and Emergency shift manager Murray Bannister said they currently had two appliances at the scene from Pukete and Chartwell while another was on the way.

The man was walking his dog on Osborne Rd at about 11.30am. Photo / Google
The man was walking his dog on Osborne Rd at about 11.30am. Photo / Google