1 Jul 2013

Pedestrian killed on SH1 near Blenheim

9:07 pm on 1 July 2013

Police have named a pedestrian who died after being struck by a car near Blenheim.

Anna-Mateen Koura Jenkins, 33, was killed as she walked along State Highway 1 at Riverlands on Sunday night.

The incident occurred on an unlit straight stretch of road with a 100km/h speed limit.

Police are asking for anyone who saw a woman wearing dark-coloured clothing on the roadside about 5.45pm to contact them.