Woman dies after being hit by truck

A WOMAN has tragically died after being run over by a truck in outback NSW.

The 32-year-old was struck on Reid Street in the small town of Wilcannia, 200km east of Broken Hill, around 7pm last night.

Police confirmed the woman sustained life-threatening injuries and died at the scene.


The man behind the wheel of the truck escaped physical injury.

He was taken to hospital in shock for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Officers from Barrier Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

They are urging any witnesses to come forward and will prepare a report for the Coroner.

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