Two Killed in Head On Truck Crash

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Two Killed in Head On Truck Crash

Two people have died after a serious crash in Jackadgery, near Grafton this afternoon.

Just after 2:15pm, emergency services were called to the Gwydir Highway, 40km west of Grafton, following reports two trucks have collided head-on.

The male driver of a tipper truck, aged in his 50's, died at the scene; he has not yet been formally identified.

Meanwhile, the male driver of a cattle truck also aged in his 50's, died at the scene; he has not yet been formally identified.

Officers from Coffs Clarence Local Area Command attended and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Local lands service personnel and a local vet will be attending to euthanise the injured cattle.

A report will be prepared for information of the Coroner.

The Gwydir Highway is closed while police investigate the crash. Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers or Grafton Police.

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