16 Apr 2017

Police investigating fatal suspected hit-and-run

9:35 am on 16 April 2017

A man has died after what police say was a suspected hit-and-run in the Gisborne region.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Tapuaeroa Road in Ruatōria at 12.40am.

The man died at the scene.

Police are talking to a person who is helping them with their investigation which includes establishing whether the deceased was hit by a vehicle.