Pedestrian dies after hit by utility at Wagga Wagga

A man has died after being hit by a utility in Wagga Wagga today.

Just after 4.30pm (Monday 3 August 2020), emergency services were called to Pearson Street, near Dobney Avenue, after a 60-year-old man was hit by a utility.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital where he died.

The driver, a 27-year-old man, was not injured. He was also taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Riverina Police District attended and established a crime scene which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.

Investigators are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash or who may have dashcam vision to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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