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Eaglehawk Man Charged Following Fatal Collision in Murtoa

March 2, 2023 10:33 am in by
 
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A 24-year-old Eaglehawk truckie is set to face the Horsham Magistrates’ Court next week after being charged with dangerous driving causing death following a fatal collision in Murtoa on Tuesday.  
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The collision occurred when a car and truck collided on the Wimmera Highway around 11am. 
 
The driver and passenger in the car, a a 76-year-old man and his 71-year-old woman from South Australia, died at the scene. 
 
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The Eaglehawk man has been bailed and will appear before court on March 8. 
 
In the first two months of the year, 39 lives have been lost on regional and rural roads in the state. 
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