Man struck and killed by truck near Armidale

A 36-YEAR-OLD man has tragically died after being struck by a truck near Armidale overnight.

Police say the man was hit by a B-double on the New England Highway at Guyra, near Sandon Street, about 35km north of Armidale just after midnight.

The 36-year-old pedestrian was treated by Ambulance Paramedics, but died at the scene.


The 58-year-old driver from Queensland was taken to Armidale Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.