Police have today named a pedestrian who died after being struck by a car in Oamaru over the weekend.

She was Frances Paula Rangi, 75, of Oamaru.

Emergency services were called to the scene on SH1 Thames Highway, between Fernbrook Rd and Redcastle Rd, at about 5.55pm on Sunday, July 7.

“Police extend our sympathies to her family and friends during this difficult time,” police said.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.