Man found dead on highway after being 'struck by truck' in hit-run

A man has been found dead on the Pacific Highway near Kempsey on the NSW mid-north coast, in what is believed to be a hit and run.

The body of the man, believed to be aged about 30, was discovered just before midnight on Monday in the breakdown lane of the highway at Barraganyatti.

Inquiries suggest the man was struck by a northbound vehicle, possibly a truck, which failed to stop.

The man was found on the Pacific Highway at Barraganyatti. Source: Google Maps

It is not known when the man was struck but it may have been up to three hours before his body was discovered.

Police are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with dashcam vision to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.

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