A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a truck on the Waikato expressway this afternoon.
Police say the incident happened around 1.10pm at Rangiriri.
The southbound lanes were blocked for a time after the incident but are now reopened.
Eyewitnesses told Stuff the person struck and killed was a roadworker wearing a hi-vis vest. Their colleagues were reportedly seen performing CPR on the person who later died.