The Territory road toll has risen to 12 after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Stuart Highway, near the intersection of Lagoon Rd, at Knuckey Lagoon this afternoon.
Investigations by Northern Territory Police members from the Major Crash Unit are ongoing. The deceased is yet to be identified.
The inbound lanes of the Stuart Highway from Lagoon Road to Berrimah Road remain closed, with traffic being diverted up Tivendale Road, however motorists are urged to avoid the area.
The Territory road toll was 10 at the same time last year.
NT Police urge all pedestrians and motorists to take care on and around our roads.