Please attribute to a police spokesperson:
Police are in attendance at an incident in Tuakau where a person has been hit by a vehicle on Alexandra Redoubt Rd.
The incident was reported shortly after 12.30pm.
At this initial stage it appears that a rubbish collection worker has fallen from a rubbish truck and has died after being run over.
A cordon is in place at the intersection of Alexandra Redoubt Rd and Roberts Rd.
The Serious Crash Unit is in attendance and WorkSafe NZ has been notified.
Nick Baker/NZ Police