31 Oct 2012

Pedestrian dead

4:12 pm on 31 October 2012

A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a truck on State Highway 1 in Waikato.

The incident happened north of Ngaruawahia, by the intersection with Kelm Road, shortly before first light on Wednesday.

Police say it appears a man got out of a car parked by the shoulder of the highway and crossed the road into the path of a truck.