29 Oct 2015

Australian woman hit by car named

12:02 pm on 29 October 2015

Police have named the Australian woman who was hit by a car on the Bluff Highway in the early hours of Monday morning.

Tamara Maree Schmidt, who was 37 and from Brisbane, was lying on State Highway 1 about 5km from Bluff when she was hit by a car driven by a local.

Detectives are trying to piece together the events that led to her death, and want to know whether she was asleep or already dead when she was struck.

They say they have completed scene examinations as well as the forensic examinations of a number of vehicles.