9 Sep 2010

Information sought after fatal hit and run

2:02 pm on 9 September 2010

Police in the Far North are asking for information regarding a fatal hit and run.

A man, aged 45, was found beside State Highway 12 at about 8.45pm on Tuesday near the rural settlement of Whirinaki.

He had significant head injuries and died a short time later.

Police say his injuries were consistent with being hit by a car travelling towards Opononi.