21 Oct 2020

Police investigate man's death after being hit by car

3:10 pm on 21 October 2020

Northland police are investigating after the death of a pedestrian hit by a car in Kaitaia last night.

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File photo. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

He was taken to hospital but died overnight.

Police were called to Matthews Avenue about 6.20pm.

A 18-year-old woman has been charged with common assault over an earlier incident at the address involving the dead person.

She is due to appear in the Kaitaia District Court at a later date.

The serious crash unit has examined the scene.

Enquiries into the circumstances are continuing and the police would not rule out further charges.