Death of blind man 'tragic accident'

The death of a blind 56-year-old west Southland man was a tragic accident, police said yesterday. "It's a tragic set of circumstances. Police are not apportioning blame on anyone," said Constable Tony Vincent.

Stuart Manson, of Otautau, and his guide dog were killed on Monday when they were hit by a car on an unlit stretch of road near his home zoned 100km/h.

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