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Helensburgh crash kills driver

Police carA man has died following a single-vehicle crash at Helensurgh.

About 12.30pm (Sunday 16 June 2019), emergency services were called to the Old Princes Highway, following reports a vehicle crashed into a parked truck.

The man died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

Wollongong Police attended and have established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has commenced and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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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