Gisborne Police have arrested a 29-year-old man following a fatal hit-and-run in Ruatoria last night.
At approximately 12:40am this morning, emergency services were called to Tapuaeroa Road where a man had been hit by a car.
The man died at the scene.
Following information provided by a witness, the driver of the offending vehicle was arrested a short time later.
The Serious Crash Unit are investigating.