Man charged over fatal Kaitaia crash

Man charged over fatal Kaitaia crash

Northland

A 54-year-old man has died overnight following a vehicle crash in Kaitaia.

The victim was sitting on a park bench on Commerce Road when he was allegedly struck by a vehicle around 1am.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested and will appear in the Kaitaia District Court this afternoon charged with driving with excess breath alcohol causing death.

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Shelley Nahr/NZ Police