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Pedestrian hit by train and killed in Upper Hutt

A pedestrian was hit by a train and killed in Upper Hutt this afternoon.

Police were called to the scene near the Heretaunga Railway Station at 4.12pm. They said it was too early to identify the pedestrian.

Trains on the Hutt Valley Line were replaced by buses between Taita and Upper Hutt because of the death.