23 September 2021

Canberra man killed by car while walking on road in Queanbeyan East

| Damien Larkins
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Police are seeking information after a pedestrian was hit by a car on Wednesday night. Photo: File.

A Canberra man has died after being struck by a car from behind while walking in East Queanbeyan on Wednesday night.

New South Wales Police say the 38-year-old was hit from behind by a Volkswagen Amarok at the intersection of Hill Lane and Kings Highway around 8 pm.

The man was reported to be walking in the middle of the road, in the dark.

Police and paramedics tried to revive the pedestrian but he died at the scene.

A 25-year-old Bungendore man, who was driving the vehicle, was not injured and has been taken to hospital for testing.

A crime scene has been established and investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage of the incident are urged to contact NSW Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Original Article published by Damien Larkins on The RiotACT.

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