Fatal pedestrian crash - Lake Macquarie PD

Monday, 06 September 2021 06:34:44 PM

A man has died after being struck by a vehicle in the state’s north today.

Just after 8.30am (Monday 6 September 2021), emergency services responded to reports a pedestrian had been struck by a truck on George Booth Drive at Cameron Park, near Lake Macquarie.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District attended and located the body of a man.

He died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

The truck driver – a 52-year-old man – was uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway and anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to contact Lake Macquarie 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.