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Truck driver charged over fatal Dunedoo crash

A man has been charged with multiple traffic offences following an investigation into a fatal crash in the state’s Western Region last month.

Police say that at around 10.30am on Tuesday, May 25, a car and truck collided at the intersection of Fairfield Road and The Golden Highway, Dunedoo, about 90km west of Dubbo.

The driver of the car – a woman aged 53 – died at the scene.

The truck driver – a man aged 46 – was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

The man attended Wyong Police Station yesterday where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, negligent driving occasioning death, and drive behind other vehicle too closely to stop.

The man was issued a future court attendance notice to appear before Mudgee Local Court on August 25.

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