Police secure the scene after a pedestrian was seriously injured in Moray Pl, Dunedin. Photo by Gregor Richardson.
Police have named the 92-year-old woman who died after she
was knocked over by a van on Moray Pl in Dunedin yesterday.
She was Marjorie Joyce Pullar of Dunedin, commonly known as
Southern District Command Centre deployment co-ordinator
Senior Sergeant Dave Scott said the woman was hit by a Toyota
van near Selwyn Grave Men's Hairdressers at 11.25am.
The woman was taken to Dunedin Hospital by ambulance, Snr Sgt
Scott said, where she later died, as a result of her
Her name would not be released until relatives were informed.
It was too early in the investi gation to determine the cause
of the crash and police were seeking witnesses to the
incident, who were asked to contact Dunedin police on
A nearby retailer spoken to the Otago Daily Times said
the van was heading towards George St.
She said the corner was dangerous, as pedestrians could not
see what was coming.
A section of Moray Pl was closed for several hours while the
Southern District Serious Crash Unit mapped the scene.