AN elderly man has been killed and his pet dog injured in a horror crash on the NSW Central Coast this afternoon.
Police said the 83-year-old man was driving along Wallarah Road at Gorokan around 2.50pm when he lost control of his Hyundai Excel. The vehicle left the road and slammed into a power pole.
The man died at the scene. Emergency services arrived to find his body slumped over the steering wheel.
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The man’s pet dog was also found injured inside the vehicle. It was taken to a local vet for treatment.
Inquiries into the cause of the crash are continuing.
Anyone with information about it is urged to call Crime Stoppers.