11 Sep 2016

Pedestrian dies in Marlborough car crash

12:44 pm on 11 September 2016

State Highway 6 in Marlborough has re-opened after a pedestrian died when they were hit by a vehicle early this morning.

Police tape up at a cordon.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The New Zealand Transport Agency said the crash happened at about 1.20am on State Highway 6 between Pelorus and Havelock.

The highway was closed while the Serious Crash Unit investigated.

However, it had now re-opened, NZTA said.