One dead in crash

THE circumstances surrounding a crash which killed a motorbike rider along the Sturt Highway in Meringur, are still being investigated, while the man’s teenage passenger remains in hospital.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the single motorbike collision about 6.50pm on Thursday night, where it is believed the driver lost control and crashed into a tree.

Mildura police Superintendent Rebecca Olsen said it was a tragic incident and every effort was made to revive the driver. 

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