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Woman dies after being struck by truck

In tragic circumstances overnight, a woman has died after she was struck by a truck at Lake Macquarie.

Emergency services were called to the M1 at Cameron Park, near the Newcastle Link Road, just after 9pm on Thursday 22 April, following reports a pedestrian had been hit.

Witnesses performed CPR.

However, the female pedestrian died at the scene.

She is yet to be formally identified.

Officers from Lake Macquarie and Newcastle City police districts attended and established a crime scene, which has since been forensically examined.

The truck driver, a 23-year-old man, was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

An investigation has started into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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