Police have named the elderly pedestrian killed in Raumati Beach yesterday morning.

He was Eric Pickering, 91, of Raumati Beach.

Emergency services were called to Matatua Rd shortly after 8am after reports a person had been hit by a vehicle.

CPR was carried out on Pickering, but he could not be revived and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police said an investigation into the circumstances of the accident were still ongoing.

"Police offer their sympathies to the friends and family of Mr Pickering at this sad time.''