Woman killed, run down by truck while crossing road in Sydney’s north

A woman has died after being run over by a truck in Sydney’s north this morning.

The woman, believed to be aged in her 60s, was struck on Pittwater Road in Brookvale at around 8.50am.

Police said she had been attempting to cross the street when she was hit by the heavy vehicle.


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Paramedics raced to the treat the women, however she died at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 57-year-old man, was uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are examining the scene and will investigate the circumstances leading up to the incident.

Traffic diversions are in place, and roads are expected to be closed for a number of hours.

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