Man killed walking along the highway near Byron

A man has been killed after he was hit by a car while walking along the Pacific Highway south of Byron Bay in the dark.

The man in his 20’s was struck at Tintenbar before 8:00pm last night, Paramedics tried to save his life, but he died at the scene..

The driver wasn’t hurt but was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.


Officers attached to Richmond Local Area Command are at the scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances leading up to the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.