A farmer of Vuni-ika died after he was hit by a truck – along the Wainikoro Road in Labasa last night.
The victim was walking along the road when he was allegedly hit by a twelve wheeler truck – which was heading towards Labasa town.
The victim was rushed to the Labasa Hospital – but was pronounced dead by health authorities.
The driver who is in his 30s is in police custody, as investigations continue.
The road death toll currently stands at 50 – compared to 47 for the same period last year.