Pedestrian dead after being hit by car in Far North

  • 24/11/2017
The incident happened in the early hours of the morning.
The incident happened in the early hours of the morning. Photo credit: Newshub.

A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a car in the Far North.

The death happened on State Highway 1 at Awanui, just north of Kaitaia, about 1.15am on Friday, police say.

Three pedestrians were involved.

One died at the scene, one was taken to hospital in a critical condition and the other has moderate injuries.

Police are still at the scene and the section of SH1 is closed.

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