Appeal after fatal pedestrian crash at Dareton

Police are appealing for information following a fatal pedestrian crash in the state’s far west at the weekend.

About 7.00am on Saturday (10 July 2021), emergency services were called to Silver City Highway near Fletchers Lake Road, Dareton, after reports a Nissan Navara had struck a pedestrian.

A 52-year-old man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, however he died at the scene.

The driver of the utility, a 58-year-old man, was not injured and was taken to Wentworth Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Barrier Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is underway.

As inquiries continue, investigators are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has dashcam footage to contact Dareton Detectives on 03 5027 7599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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