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Woman hit by truck on Bruce Hwy dies at scene

A 47-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a truck on the Bruce Highway at Traveston, south of Gympie, on Sunday night.

Police said in a statement inquiries suggested that just before 7pm the woman had exited her car on the southbound side of the highway near Mary Valley Link Rd and was hit by the truck shortly afterwards.

The local woman tragically died at the scene.

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Diversions were in place until around midnight as emergency services cleared the scene.

A police spokesman said the woman may have been standing on the side of the road, but exactly where she was hit would be investigated.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact police.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.