5 Jul 2013

Raumati lanes open again on SH1 after fatal incident

11:33 am on 5 July 2013

One lane is open again on State Highway One in Raumati, north of Wellington, after a pedestrian was killed by a truck.

He was Rodney Thompson, 46.

Police believe he was attempting to hitchhike in dark clothing.

Two southbound lanes were closed after the incident, but they are now open again.