Pedestrian hit by truck, killed in Onehunga, Auckland

A pedestrian has been killed in Onehunga, Auckland after being hit by a truck.

On Friday morning, emergency services responded to a crash involving a truck and a pedestrian on Mount Smart Rd, Onehunga near the intersection of Onehunga Mall Rd.

"Sadly, a person, the pedestrian, has died at the scene," a statement from police confirmed.

Onehunga Mall Rd is currently closed between Trafalgar St and Mount Smart Rd.

It is expected to be closed "for some time" and motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays.