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Seymour woman killed in car crash

A 74-year-old woman died after her car crashed into a tree at Avenel yesterday.

KAITLIN THALS January 24, 2013 4:49am

A 74-year-old Seymour woman was killed after she failed to negotiate a bend at Avenel.

A 74-year-old Seymour woman was killed in a car crash at Avenel yesterday.

Seymour Highway Patrol Acting Sergeant Andrew Wright said the woman was driving a maroon Nissan Maxima, travelling north on Seymour-Avenel Rd when she approached a right-hand bend about 3pm.

Acting Sgt Wright said the woman failed to negotiate the bend and veered left, off the side of the road.

He said the car struck a tree, causing the vehicle to roll.

Police believed the woman was killed on impact.

There were no other vehicles involved and no passengers in the car.

Seymour-Avenel Rd is a 100km/h speed zone.

Acting Sgt Wright said the cause of the crash was unknown and investigations were continuing.

Avenel Country Fire Authority, Seymour paramedics, a Nagambie Police Investigator, Seymour Police and Seymour Highway Patrol attended the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to phone Seymour Police on 57350200.

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