Wairarapa Police investigating the death of a man on Masterton Castlepoint Road overnight are asking for anyone with information to come forward.
Police were called to the scene about 4.30am after the man was found unresponsive on the road.
Initial indications are that he may have been struck by a vehicle.
Police are now working to piece together the man's movements the night before he died, and to understand the circumstances surrounding his death.
Anyone who has information that might help Police, or who has knowledge of the incident or those involved, is urged to speak to us.
You can do so by calling 105 and quoting event number P050489639.
Issued by Police Media Centre