Pedestrian killed in Papatoetoe named by police

The scene at the corner of of St George St and Great South Rd Papatoetoe where a man was fatally hit by a car. Photo / Jason Oxenham
The scene at the corner of of St George St and Great South Rd Papatoetoe where a man was fatally hit by a car. Photo / Jason Oxenham

The pedestrian who died after he was struck by a car in South Auckland on Friday has been named by police.

He was Bruce Alexander Tremaine, 66.

Tremaine was from Auckland.

Police were called to St George St in Papatoetoe at about 9am on Friday after Tremaine was hit by the vehicle.

The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.

A police spokesperson said this morning that the matter will be referred to the Coroner.

- NZ Herald

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