Police have named the pedestrian who died after he was hit by a truck while walking across the expressway near 15th Ave, Tauranga.

He was 41-year-old Te Puke man Glenn Andrew Mcrae.

The man was hit by a truck on Takitimu Drive while crossing the road at 4.40am on June 13.

Police say he was walking towards the Cameron Rd side when he was hit.

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The serious crash unit was investigating.