Man hit by car in Takanini may have already been dead

Man hit by car in Takanini may have already been dead
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A man hit by a car on Saturday night in Takanini may have already been dead.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Popes Rd at 7:20pm on Saturday evening to find the man dead, with early indications he was already that way when the driver hit him.

Police are working to understand the situation and would like to hear from anyone who saw a man wearing a red-checked shirt and jeans hitchhiking along Popes Rd earlier in the evening.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Papakura police on (09) 295 0200.

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