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Waterfall motorcyclist named

THE family of 58-year-old Paul Snepvangers, killed in a hit and run earlier this week, have made an emotional appeal for the driver of a truck to come forward.
The driver allegedly failed to stop after the fatal collision with the motorcycle at Waterfall around 3pm on Wednesday.
Police were called to Mckell Avenue in the Royal National Park at Waterfall after reports the motorcyclist had crashed.
Mr Snepvangers was found lying on the road next to his bike suffering fatal injuries.
Police have today released CCTV images of a truck which was possibly involved in the incident. Police would like to speak to the driver.

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About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limted), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications.

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