The pedestrian who died after being struck by a car in Napier has been named as Valerie Jane Baylis.

Emergency services were called to the fatal crash on Gloucester St, Taradale, about 6.34pm on September 10.

The 87-year-old was from Napier.

A police spokeswoman said no arrests have been made and inquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.


"Serious crash investigations can take some time - months in some cases - depending on the complexity," a police spokeswoman previously said.

The road was closed while the Serious Crash Unit investigated the scene.

Diversions were in place.