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

Damien Larkins 23 September 2021
Police car

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.


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