Fatal crash in Miramar Wellington
Police and emergency services attended a crash on
Broadway, Strathmore this morning at about 8.10am where a
car collided with an elderly pedestrian.
pedestrian, a man in his 80s, died of his injuries at the
No-one else was injured in the crash.
Crash Unit has examined the scene and the coroner has been
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