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Man charged following fatal Murtoa collision

Wednesday 1 March 2023 7:29am

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following a fatal collision in Murtoa yesterday.

The 24-year-old Eaglehawk man has been charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing death.

The charges follow a collision on the Wimmera Highway where a truck and a car collided just before 11am.

The South Australian occupants, a 76-year-old man and his 71-year-old female passenger, died at the scene.

The man has been bailed to appear in Horsham Magistrates’ Court on 8 March.

Katherine McLeod

Media Officer


Reviewed 01 March 2023