24 May 2014

Child dies after being hit by car

11:14 pm on 24 May 2014

A four-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle in Auckland.

Police say Kingi Te Ao Reneti was playing with friends just before 1pm on Saturday when he was hit by a passing car outside his home in Sykes Road, Manurewa.

He was taken to Middlemore Hospital where he later died.

Police are investigating. They say the driver has been co-operating with their inquiries.