A woman has died at Kewarra Beach in Queensland's north.
A woman has died at Kewarra Beach in Queensland's north.

Young woman hit by car, killed

A WOMAN has died after she was hit by a car while crossing a busy road near Cairns overnight.

Police say a group of people was crossing the Captain Cook Highway at Kewarra Beach about 7.15pm when the woman was struck by a car travelling south.

The woman, in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one else was hurt during the incident.

Investigations are continuing.