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HEALTH CONCERNS HELD FOR RESALE OF STOLEN GRAFTON MILK

A business in Grafton has been the target of thieves who have stolen milk products over the last two months. Milk, flavoured milk, and assorted dairy products have regularly been stolen from the Dobie Street business since August. Police believe the products are being sold or redistributed throughout the area, and hold concerns becasue of the stringent health requirements for storing and selling milk products. Police urge businesses and retailers they should only buy milk products from reputable outlet

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MAN KILLED AFTER BEING HIT BY TOW-TRUCK

A man has died after being hit by a truck in the Clarence Valley. The 62-year-old was treated by paramedics but died at the scene. Emergency services were called to Summerland Way, Warragai Creek, near Grafton just before 9pm last night. The driver of the tow truck wasn’t injured but was taken to Grafton Hospital for mandatory testing. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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WOMAN IN HER 70’S KILLED IN GRAFTON ROAD FATALITY

A woman has died in a single-vehicle accident in the north of New South Wales. Police say a Toyota Camry was travelling along the Pacific Highway at Clarenza, near Grafton, when it left the road and crashed into a cement drain and embankment shortly before 8am today. The female driver, aged 77, was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital in a critical condition, but passed away at about 10am.

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GRAFTON MOTORCYCLIST KILLED AFTER COLLIDING WITH CAR

A 60-year-old man has died after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle in the north of the state. The accident occurred on the Gwydir Highway in Waterview Heights near Grafton, shortly after 9am. Police believe a blue Holden Commodore was attempting to turn right when it collided with a motorcycle. The rider landed almost 40 metres from the collision. He was airlifted to Grafton airport but he died of his injuries. The driver of the Holden provided mandatory blood and urine samples. It is the second death of a motorcycle rider in Northern Region in as many days, after a 17-year-old motorcycle rider was killed after he collided with a Nissan Patrol in Tweed Heads yesterday.

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ONE KILLED, TWO IN HOSPITAL, AFTER GRAFTON CRASH

A man has been killed in a head-on collision on the Pacific Highway, north of Grafton. Emergency services were called to the scene at Cowper just before 8am, where two utes had crashed. The driver of a Ford utility died at the scene. The male driver and female passenger of a Holden Colorado – both aged in their 20s – were taken to Lismore Base Hospital in a serious condition. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.

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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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