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Sturt Highway Collision (Photo Courtesy of Border Mail)

Fatal Head-On West of Hay

Fatal Head-On West of Hay

Sturt Highway Collision (Photo Courtesy of Border Mail)

Deadly Start to Friday on the Sturt

A head-on collision between a utility and a truck on the Sturt Highway west of Hay this morning (Friday June 28) has claimed the life of a 26 year-old man.

It's understood that the deceased is a former resident of Deniliquin.

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Murrumbidgee Police believe the Triton utility was traveling west and veered into the path of the truck causing the collision. while the truck's load of flammable liquids caught alight and caused the Highway to be closed for much of the day.

The 60 year-old truck driver was treated for minor injuries and shock.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner.

ACE Radio 2QN/Edge FM extends its sincerest condolences to friends and family of the deceased.

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