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Fatal single-vehicle crash north of Wagga Wagga

Wednesday, 09 November 2022 07:03:27 AM

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash north of Wagga Wagga yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Burley Griffin Way, Temora – approximately 85km north of Wagga Wagga – just after 8.30pm (Tuesday 8 November 2022), following reports a Nissan Navara utility had left the roadway and hit a tree.

An off-duty police officer – who had been travelling along the same road shortly after – stopped and went to the man’s assistance before NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived.

Despite efforts to revive the man, he died at the scene. While he is yet to be formally identified, he is believed to be a 36-year-old man.

Officers from Riverina Police District attended and have commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is urged to come forward and contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.