18 Jan 2017

Cyclist killed in truck crash

11:46 am on 18 January 2017

A cyclist is dead and a section of State Highway 35 is closed after a crash involving a truck in Gisborne this morning.

Emergency services were called to Awapuni Road about 9am.

The cyclist died at the scene, police said.

A section of Awapuni Road is closed and diversions are in place.

The road was expected to remain closed for at least two hours while police completed a scene examination.