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.


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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.