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Australia Sydney woman dies after being struck by garbage truck

04:30  31 march  2020
04:30  31 march  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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Man dies after being hit by a garbage truck on Bourke St in Sydney 's south.

Neighbours say the woman was trying to catch up with the garbage truck after forgetting to bring her garbage to the curb in the morning. The truck was operated by BFI Canada and contracted by the Regional District of Nanaimo to pick up garbage and recycling in the area.

a truck that is driving down the road: A woman has died in Sydney's west after being struck by a garbage truck. © Nine A woman has died in Sydney's west after being struck by a garbage truck.

A woman has died after she was struck by a garbage truck in Sydney's west.

Emergency services were called to Power Street, near Crawford Road, in Doonside around 7am today.

"Police have been told the woman, believed to be aged in her 60s, was struck by a garbage truck and died at the scene," police said in a statement.

"Officers from Blacktown City Police Area Command established a crime scene, which is being examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit."

The garbage truck driver, 55, was not injured in the crash but was taken to Blacktown Hospital for mandatory testing.

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The woman was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital where she was pronounced dead, said traffic services. The 49-year-old truck driver remained on scene after the collision. Cliffwood Rd. was closed from Barkwood Cres. to Don Mills Rd. for investigation. Police originally asked the public’s help to identify

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a truck is parked on the side of a road: Police investigate the crash in Doonside. © 9News Police investigate the crash in Doonside. a bus that is parked on the side of a road: The driver of the garbage truck was not injured and will undergo mandatory testing. © 9News The driver of the garbage truck was not injured and will undergo mandatory testing.

Police are appealing to the public for anyone with dashcam or CCTV to contact Blacktown Police Station on 9671 9199.

Anyone with further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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