Two men who died after being hit by bus in South Auckland named

The indentities of the two men who died after being hit by a bus in Papatoetoe, Auckland on Saturday have been revealed.

They were Taylor Charles King, 23, from Papatoetoe and 34-year-old Jeremy Tokotai Kaukasi, police have confirmed.

The deaths have been referred to the Coroner.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

A pair of pedestrians were crossing the road when they were struck by the bus at 7pm last night. Source: 1 NEWS