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NSW Police said the 79-year-old woman was seen to fall over before the car hit her in the car park of Club Banora in Leisure Drive just before 9.30pm after a fireworks display at the club.

She was rushed to Tweed Heads Hospital but died a short time later.

The 54-year-old woman driver of the car was taken to hospital for mandatory blood testing.

Tweed police are asking witnesses to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. A report will be prepared for the coroner.


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