Three fatal crashes in North Island on Friday

Three people have died in crashes in the North Island on Friday.

One person was hit by a car south of Otaki on the Kapiti Coast at 5am.

Another person was killed in a crash on the Albany Expressway at 10am shortly before a third person died in an accident between a truck and two cars on State Highway One near Puhoi north Auckland.

The Highway was blocked but has since reopened.