9 November 2022

Man dies following single-vehicle crash near Temora

| Claire Fenwicke
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An off-duty police officer discovered the man and tried to revive him before paramedics arrived. Photo: File.

A man has been unable to be revived following a single-vehicle crash north of Wagga Wagga.

Emergency services were called to Burley Griffin Way at Temora just after 8:30 pm (Tuesday, 8 November) following reports a vehicle had left the road and hit a tree.

An off-duty police officer, who had been travelling on the same road shortly after, had stopped to help the man before NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived on scene.

Despite efforts to revive him, the man died at the scene.

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While he is yet to be formally identified, he’s believed to be a 36-year-old man.

An investigation has begun into the circumstances surrounding the crash, with a report to be prepared for the coroner.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident has been urged to contact local police on 6922 2599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously.

Original Article published by Claire Fenwicke on Region Riverina.

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