Pedestrian fatally hit by ute at Fullerton Street Stockton, witnesses sought by police

Investigations are under way after a pedestrian was hit and killed in a crash at Stockton.

About 6.15pm Tuesday police and emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian at Fullerton Street.

Initial investigations suggest a man in his 50s was crossing Fullerton Street when he was hit by a Holden utility travelling south.

The pedestrian died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

The driver of the Holden, a 29-year-old man was breath tested with a negative result and taken to John Hunter Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

Specialist officers from the Hunter Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ 

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