A male pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Palmerston
North this morning.
The crash occurred at 5.55am on Rangitikei Line in Palmerston
North, police said.
The man died at the scene and the sole male occupant of the
car was described by police as "obviously very shaken but not
The accident occurred about 6km north of Palmerston North
City between Newbury Line and Hansens Line.
The police Serious Crash Unit was at the scene with other
The road would be closed for up to two hours.