Pedestrian killed by car

08:03, Aug 25 2014

A pedestrian has been hit and killed by a car in Palmerston North.

A 32-year-old woman was hit by a four-wheel-drive vehicle as she crossed Ferguson St, about 6.25pm today, Central Districts Road Policing Manager Inspector Dave White said.

The woman was crossing the road from a pedestrian island between Linton and Pitt streets with a family member when she was hit.

She died at the scene.

Traffic has been diverted around the site of the incident while police, including the Serious Crash Unit, investigate the cause.

White could not confirm if the deceased was a Palmerston North woman.

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