Police can now release the name of the pedestrian who died in hospital on Saturday morning after being hit by a car in Makauri, Gisborne, on Friday night.
She was 25-year-old Jaymee Ihipera Watson, of Gisborne.
Police extend their thoughts to Jaymee's family and friends at this difficult time.
The Police Serious Crash Unit continues to investigate what happened.
Issued by the Police Media Centre