Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Marlborough

Stahe Highway 6 is closed between Hira and the Wairau River Bridge in Marlborough following a fatal road accident in the early hours of Sunday morning. photo/ file.
Stahe Highway 6 is closed between Hira and the Wairau River Bridge in Marlborough following a fatal road accident in the early hours of Sunday morning. photo/ file.

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle early this morning on
State Highway 6 between Pelorus and Havelock, Marlborough.

Police were called to the accident shortly after midnight and warned the road would be closed while the Serious Crash Unit investigated.

SH6 was fully reopened in both directions at midday after being closed while police investigated.

Police thanked motorists for their patience while the road was closed.

- NZ Herald

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