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Fatal crash - Gilmore

Monday, 19 June 2017 02:38:22 PM

A report will be prepared for the coroner after a fatal crash in the state’s south.

About 8.45am on Wednesday 14 June 2017, emergency services were called to the Snowy Mountains Highway at Gilmore, about 5 km from Tumut, following reports a car and truck had collided.

Police from Cootamundra Local Area Command attended, and found a Toyota Echo hatchback driven by a 93-year-old woman, had attempted to enter the Snowy Mountains Highway from Batlow Road.

It appears that the Toyota then collided with an Isuzu Pantech truck being driven west on the Snowy Mountains Highway by a 56-year-old man.

The truck collided heavily with the Toyota causing it to strike a guard rail.

The woman was conveyed to Canberra Hospital in a critical condition, however died as a result of her injuries on Monday 19 June 2017.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact Tumut Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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