Person dead after being hit by truck in Auckland's Manurewa

A pedestrian has died after a fatal crash involving a truck in Manurewa, Auckland today.

A New Zealand police car parked in downtown Auckland. Source:

Police say the accident occurred on Great South Road, between Kevale Place and Mahia Road, about 6.30am.

The pedestrian died at the scene.

Diversions are in place and the Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.