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GRAFTON FATAL CRASH

A man has been killed in a single vehicle accident at Grafton this morning. Paramedics treated the 24-year-old passenger, but he died at the scene. It’s believed the car left the road and struck a drain. The 18-year-old male driver was taken to Grafton Base Hospital but was later released.

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FATAL CRASH AT THORA

A 31-year-old man has died, after two cars collided near Coffs Harbour this morning. Emergency services were called to Darkwood Road, west of Bellingen, at around 10:30. The driver of a Toyota Corolla died at the scene, while the driver of the second car was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing. Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Crime Stoppers.

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DRIVER CHARGED OVER NANA GLEN FATAL

The driver of a car involved in a single vehicle accident in Nana Glen has been charged with dangerous driving causing death. The fatal crash occurred in early June, the 46-year-old driver receiving only minor injuries. His 23-year-old passenger was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. The driver has also been charged with negligent driving causing death. He will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on September 26.

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TRUCK DRIVER CHARGED OVER ROAD FATALITY AT BERESFIELD IN MAY

A 55-year-old man will appear in court to answer charges resulting from a fatal crash north of Newcastle in May. Shortly before 9am on the 10th of May, four vehicles were involved in a collision on the New England Highway at Beresfield. The 30-year-old male driver of a Hilux utility died at the scene. The driver of a Toyota Rav4, a 55-year-old woman was taken to hospital with suspected back injuries, while the driver of a Mitsubishi rigid truck, a 55-year-old man, and the driver of a Holden Captiva, a 49-year-old woman, were uninjured. Police investigations have subsequently led to a 55-year-old man being issued a court notice for dangerous driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning death. He will appear in court on 3 November.

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TRIAL OF ALLEGED EWINGAR CRASH PILOT BEGINS

The father of a Murwillumbah girl killed in a light aircraft crash, has taken the stand on the opening day of the pilot’s trial. 53 year old John Patrick Crumpton was allegedly at the controls when the plane crashed into the Clarence River near Ewingar in 2014. He faces several charges over the incident, including manslaughter over the death of the 11-year-old. The trial continues in Lismore tomorrow.

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ELDERLY MAN DIES AFTER HIGHWAY CRASH

An 89-year-old man has died following a crash on the Pacific Highway at Tyndale yesterday. Police say the car hit into a guard rail, before crashing into a southbound vehicle, and then a power pole at around midday. The man was treated by paramedics at the scene, but later died. An 87-year-old female passenger was taken to Lismore Base Hospital with arm and leg injuries.

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ELDERLY MAN DIES IN CENTRAL COAST CRASH

An elderly man has died following a single-vehicle crash near Wyong. The 83-year-old was driving east along Johns Road at Wadalba, when his Ford Laser left the road and hit a tree. Emergency services arrived a short time later, but the man died at the scene. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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POLICE INVESTIGATE FATAL CRASH NEAR TAREE

A Sydney man has died in a single-vehicle crash south of Taree overnight. The 49-year-old was travelling south along the Pacific Highway at Possum Brush at around 10:30 last night, when his car left the road on a right-hand bend. He careered through a fence and crashed into a tree. Emergency services arrived a short time later, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe fatigue may have been a factor in the crash.

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