AN 83-year-old lady died beside the Barton Freeway, at Murrumbateman, simply after 6.30pm final night time (September 30) after reportedly having been struck by a Mitsubishi Triton utility.

NSW police report that the 83-year-old pedestrian was handled on the scene by witnesses, however couldn’t be revived.

The utility driver – a 25-year-old man – was taken to Yass District Hospital for obligatory testing.

Officers from The Hume Police District established against the law scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

The lady was one in all three pedestrians killed inside 45 minutes of one another in NSW yesterday. Visitors and Freeway Patrol commander Trent King, mentioned: “Lengthy weekends are a time for households and pals to spend collectively, not be advised that their liked one has been killed in an incident on our roads.

“I implore each street customers and pedestrians to remain alert, listen and concentrate on your environment always.

“The expected climate for the weekend requires further warning to be taken, so please drive with care, for the sake of all street customers”.


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Ian Meikle, editor