Wellington Car v Pedestrian - Fatal
Car v Pedestrian - Fatal **Update Road Open**
31 August 2014 - 4:53am
At about 1:40am this morning
Police and other services were called to a pedestrian that
had been struck by a car on Vivian Street in
Vivian Street between Taranaki and Tory
Streets was closed for a time while a female was being
As a result, a 24 year old female died
shortly afterwards in hospital.
The Serious Crash Unit is
investigating and the driver of the car is assisting Police
with the inquiry.
Police are informing family members and
next of kin and no other details are available at this
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