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.
A car and truck have collided at Barmah-Shepparton Rd in Bunbartha near Medland Rd. Both lanes are closed and people are asked to avoid the area.
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
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KYABRAM’S Margaret and Leonard Flint have come a long way since meeting in the early 1950s.
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Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
YOU probably wouldn’t expect to find an intensive care nurse running an award winning hotel and brewery, but that’s exactly what you will find when you visit Tooborac.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
At 77 years of age, popular local golfer Paul ‘Tango’ has claimed his second hole-in-one.
Tuesday, August 16
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