A pedestrian has died after being hit by a truck near
Police said the man was on State Highway 3, between Sanson
and Palmerston North, when he was struck by the truck.
Police Central Communications acting inspector Bruce Mackay
said emergency services were called to the incident at about
The man died at the scene, he said.
Victim support services had been called for the truck driver.
Police were investigating the accident, and diversions were
in place between Stewart Rd and Awahuri Rd, Mr Mackay said.
- By Teuila Fuatai of APNZ