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Woman, 74, killed when hit by truck reversing into alleyway

News from NZ Police
A Levin woman died after being hit by a light truck off Bath Street in Levin this afternoon.

She was Jennifer Frances Harding, aged 74. The collision occurred at approximately 12:45pm when the truck was reversing into a service alleyway and struck the woman, aged 74, who was walking behind the vehicle on a footpath.

First aid was administered and the woman was transported by ambulance to a local helipad to be airlifted to Wellington Hospital, however she died mid-flight.

The Serious Crash Unit is continuing to investigate and officers are speaking to the truck driver and other members of the public who witnessed the crash.