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Police are investigating after the death of a pedestrian near Byron Bay in the early hours of  Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to The Coast Road at Broken Head, south of Byron Bay, about 3.30am Sunday  (May 24).

Police have been told a Holden sedan hit a 25-year-old male  pedestrian, who died at the scene.

The male P-plate driver, who was not injured in the accident, was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

A crime scene was established at the location, and crash investigators were examining the site until early afternoon.

Motorists travelling between Byron Bay and Lennox Head were diverted onto the Pacific Highway.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.


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