Man killed by car while sitting on bench in Kaitaia

The bench where the man was killed in Kaitaia. Photo / Peter Jackson
The bench where the man was killed in Kaitaia. Photo / Peter Jackson

A 54-year-old has died after being struck by a car while sitting on a bench in Kaitaia this morning.

A police spokeswoman told the Herald the man died on Commerce St in the Northland town about 1am.

A 20-year-old man will appear in the Kaitaia District Court this afternoon charged with driving with excess breath alcohol causing death.

- NZ Herald

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