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Person killed after being hit by car in Auckland; section of SH16 closed

A person has died after being hit by a car on State Highway 16 in Helensville, Auckland, this morning.

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The pedestrian was hit at around 5.31am and died at the scene, police say.

The driver stopped to assist the victim, according to authorities. 

Mill Road/State Highway 16 has been closed between Parkhurst Road and Kowhai Street, with diversions in place.

Traffic delays are expected and people are asked to avoid the area.

The serious crash unit is investigating.