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Fatal pedestrian crash - Wagga Wagga

Thursday, 03 June 2021 01:21:53 AM

A man has died after being struck by a car in the state’s south-west overnight.

About 5.45pm (Wednesday 2 June 2021), emergency services were called to Mitchellmore Street in Mount Austin, a suburb of Wagga Wagga, following reports a pedestrian had been struck by a Ford Falcon.

The man, aged 69, was taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital in a critical condition with serious head and internal injuries; however, he died a short time later.

Officers from Riverina Police District attended and established a crime scene. The driver of the Ford, a 31-year-old man, was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

An investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.