17 Nov 2010

Cyclist dead after being hit by truck

9:41 pm on 17 November 2010

A cyclist is dead after being hit by a truck in Auckland on Wednesday evening.

The incident occurred on Tamaki Drive between Kitemoana and Atkin Roads about 6pm.

The road was closed for a time but has since reopened.

The cycling death is the fourth in a week and brings the total for the year to nine.