Pedestrian dies at Coolongolook

A report is being prepared for the Coroner after a pedestrian was hit by a truck at Coolongolook this morning. (Thursday 5 June 2013).

About 5am emergency services were called to the southbound lanes of the Pacific Highway at Coolongolook.

On arriving they found the body of a 25-year-old man.

Inquiries are continuing into the events leading up to the crash.

The truck driver will undergo mandatory testing at hospital and he is also being treated for shock.

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