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Elderly pedestrian dead after hit by car at East Corrimal

A REPORT is being prepared for the Coroner after an elderly woman was hit by a 4WD at East Corrimal this morning.

Police believe a 74-year-old woman was attempting to cross Murray Road when she was hit by a Toyota Hilux about 7am (Tuesday). The woman died at the scene.

The driver of the four-wheel-drive was taken to Wollongong Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing. He is currently assisting police with their inquiries. Police are investigating the crash and the vehicle has been seized for mechanical examination.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Southern Region Crash Investigation Unit.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and 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 Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been 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), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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