Pedestrian killed by car is named


The pedestrian killed after being hit by a car near Mapua on Friday night has been named.

Sergei Andrew McDowell, 21, was struck by a car at about 10:20pm on Te Mamaku Drive.

Police are still investigating the incident and have received a number of calls from people who were travelling on The Coastal Highway and Te Mamaku Drive that night

Detective John Nicholls said Police were still keen to speak with anyone who saw a cyclist heading towards Nelson from Motueka sometime after 9.00pm on Friday. Anyone with information should call Nelson Police Ph 5463840.