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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police can now advise that a pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck on the Hawke’s Bay Expressway this afternoon.

The incident occurred near the Meeanee Road off-ramp shortly before 4.30pm.

The Serious Crash Unit will be examining the crash scene and the road remains closed.

Police would like to thank motorists for their patience and cooperation.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre

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