A PEDESTRIAN has died after being struck by a truck on the Hunter Expressway.
About 2pm Wednesday emergency services were called to the Expressway at Buchanan after a 58-year-old man was struck by a semi-trailer.
He died at the scene.
Officers from Hunter Valley Police District established a crime scene and commenced inquiries.
The truck driver, a 42-year-old man, was taken to Maitland Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner and inquiries continue.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
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