2 Feb 2014

Teenager dies after being hit by car

9:12 pm on 2 February 2014

A teenager who died after being hit by a car in Taranaki on Sunday morning, has been named.

He was Wiremu Vincent Thompson of Bell Block.

Police say the 19-year-old was walking with another man from Waitara to Bell Block at about 5am when he was struck by the car.

A 37-year-old woman from New Plymouth has been arrested and charged with excess blood alcohol causing death.