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Man dies after hit by truck in Corrimal car park

A PEDESTRIAN has died after being hit by a truck in a car park at Corrimal earlier today.

Shortly after 10am (Monday October 26), Wollongong police were called to a car park on Railway Street, Corrimal, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck.

The pedestrian, a man believed to be aged in his 70s, died at the scene.

The truck driver, a 27-year-old man, was treated at the scene for shock before being taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

A crime scene has been established, which will be examined by officers from the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command.

Inquiries are continuing and anyone who may have witnessed anything is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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About Mick Roberts

A Sydney 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 pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia 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 writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed 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 Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.

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