Police have released the name of the pedestrian who was killed by a vehicle on State Highway 1 in Levin on Thursday morning.
He was 72-year-old Kerry Anderson of Mount Maunganui.
A spokesperson said Police offer their sympathies to Mr Anderson's friends and family.
Mr Anderson is believed to have been struck by a vehicle in the southbound lane of the road.
Diversions were in place for several hours while the Serious Crash Team attended the scene to carry out preliminary investigations.
The investigation is ongoing.