A person has died after being hit by a car in Hawke's Bay early this morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene at about 2am.
The person was hit on Taihape Rd near the intersection Korokipo Rd - about 41km from Hastings.
Inspector Marty Parker said the road has been closed near the intersection until further notice, no diversions are able to be put in place.
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Inquries into the circumstances of the incident are now underway
No other details are available at this stage.