Man dies after being hit by a car on the Pacific Highway in NSW

A man has died after being hit by a car on the Pacific Highway at Lake Macquarie in NSW.

Police said the man was struck in the southbound lanes of the highway at Marks Point around 5.45pm on Saturday.

Despite the efforts of paramedics to keep the man alive, he died at the scene.


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His identity was not immediately clear.

The female driver of the car was uninjured, and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances leading up to the incident.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are urged to contact police via Crime Stoppers.