Fatal investigation

DARETON police continue to investigate why a woman was lying in the middle of the road when she was fatally hit by a car on Friday night.

The 29-year-old woman died when she was hit by a Toyota Landcruiser about 11.15pm on Friday, about 3km north of Wentworth on Pooncarie Road.

Dareton police Sergeant Andrew Mensforth said the car had three occupants, including the 50-year-old driver.

“When he realised what had happened he immediately stopped and rang (Triple Zero),” Sgt Mensforth said.

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