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Pedestrian dead after being hit by a car in Rotorua

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Rotorua today.

A New Zealand Police vehicle with a road block in place (file image). Source: 1 NEWS

Police say the incident happened around 12.15pm on State Highway 5, Tihiotonga.

The road was closed for a time but is now reopened.

Inquiries are ongoing into the circumstances of the crash.