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Another Appin Road death

THE Appin Road has claimed another life.
Police are investigating the cause of the fatal head-crash this morning.
A 19-year-old man was driving a Hyundai coupe east along Appin Road about 7.45am when it collided with an oncoming Holden Rodeo utility.
The teenage provisional licence holder was killed in the crash.
The driver of the utility, a 55-year-old man, was taken by NSW Ambulance Paramedics to St George Hospital.
He is receiving treatment for internal injuries.
Police from Campbelltown and Wollongong and Traffic and Highway Patrol Command responded to the incident.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing and police are urging anyone who witnessed the collision or circumstances leading up to it to come forward.

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 Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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