A George Town man has died after being hit by a car late last night.
The accident occurred about 10.35pm yesterday on the East Tamar Highway at Mount Direction near Dalrymple Road.
Police said the 65-year-old man was walking on a dark and unlit section of the roadway when he was hit by a ute being driven by a 21-year-old woman.
The man died at the scene.
Police are seeking witnesses to the crash who may have seen the man or the woman's car - a silver Mazda ute - before the accident.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northern Crash Investigation services on 6336 3936 or 6336 3701.