Dookie man Richard Horton yesterday became the sixth person killed on the region’s roads since Saturday.ESTELLE GRIEPINK March 13, 2014 5:56am
Overturned: A Dookie man travelling in a sedan was killed after colliding with a truck at Grahamvale yesterday morning.
Police said yesterday’s crash occurred as a man, 61, was travelling west in a sedan on Ford Rd, Shepparton and a Shepparton truck driver, 43, was travelling north on Grahamvale Rd.
Shepparton police Detective Senior Sergeant David Bowler said the vehicles collided just before 8
‘‘The vehicle has entered the intersection and the truck has collected it,’’ Det Sen Sgt Bowler said.
‘‘The sedan has sustained major damage and appears to have rolled a number of times.’’
Det Sen Sgt Bowler said the driver of the sedan died at the scene and the truck driver was taken to Goulburn Valley Base Hospital with minor injuries.
He said investigations were ongoing, but speed and alcohol had been ruled out as contributing factors.
Det Sen Sgt Bowler said the crash was tragic.
‘‘It’s always disappointing when we lose a life on the road,’’ he said.
‘‘It’s a timely reminder to everyone out there to heed the road safety message and to take care when entering intersections like this.’’
On Saturday, two men from Rochester, one man from Bendigo and one man from Elmore died in a head-on collision on Heathcote-Rochester Rd at Burrumboot.
A woman believed to be from Kyabram was killed after her car hit a tree near Wyuna on Tuesday.
The Bureau of Meteorology has released a severe weather warning for regions that include Shepparton. It includes damaging winds and the potential for flash flooding.
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Two international backpackers have taken aim at contractors who hired them to pick fruit in the region without payment.
Rochester boxing coach Chris Trewin and his team of dedicated trainers have been hitting the bag for more than six months and the results are beginning to show.
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Strathmerton clinched a win in the high-scoring game against Mathoura on the weekend in the PDFL North West competition.
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Murray Goulburn Co-operative has set a date for a special meeting to vote on a new capital structure.
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