Man and horse killed after crash – south coast

A man has died after the car he was travelling in collided with a horse in the state’s south last night.

Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, near Moruya about 7.45pm (Friday 6 September 2019), after reports of a crash.

It’s believed a Toyota Rav 4 was travelling north when a horse ran onto the road and was hit by the car.

The Toyota’s passenger, a 72-year-old man, was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

The driver, a 67-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries and did not require hospitalisation.

The horse was also killed.

Officers from South Coast Police District will conduct inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage of this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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