A person thought to have been unloading equipment from a truck has died after being struck by another truck on a Hawke's Bay highway.
Police confirmed late on Friday night that a pedestrian had died following the crash on State Highway 50, Maraekakaho, just after 6pm.
The road would be closed overnight and diversions remain in place, police said.
Police this morning confirmed the road was still closed until at least mid-morning today.
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