Teen hit by car named

07:30, Dec 24 2012

A teenager hit  by a car while walking on State Highway 56 between Palmerston North and Foxton has been named.

Sonny Hone Waihi, 18, died after being hit by a car on the section of road, near Rangiotu.

Waihi is understood to have been walking on the highway when he was hit by a motorist about 11.30pm on Sunday.

He died at the scene after attempts to revive him failed.

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