Man found deceased in Takanini - Police appeal for sightings

Man found deceased in Takanini - Police appeal for sightings

Counties Manukau

Emergency services were called at 7.20pm to reports that a pedestrian had been hit by a car on Popes Road, Takanini. 
 
On arrival, Police found a man deceased.
 
Initial indications are that the man was already deceased on the road when hit by the driver who contacted emergency services.
 
Police are working to understand what has taken place and no further information is available at this stage.
 
We would however like to hear from anyone who saw a man wearing a red-checked shirt and jeans hitchhiking along Popes Road earlier this evening. 
 
If you can help, please call Papakura Police on 09 295 0200.
 
ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre.