Man killed by B-double truck on Pacific Highway

A MAN has died after being hit by a B-double truck on the Pacific Highway near Grafton.

Emergency services were called to a location on the highway around 6.15pm last night, following reports a pedestrian had been struck at Bom Bom.

“Initial investigations suggest a pedestrian was hit by a B-double truck travelling north,” NSW police said in a statement.


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A 37-year-old man, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The truck driver, a 46-year-old man, was taken to Grafton Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash are ongoing.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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