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Police investigate fatal crash in Penshurst

Police and emergency services are currently on scene following a fatal crash at Penshurst this afternoon. It’s believed an unregistered… Police and emergency services are currently on scene following a fatal crash at Penshurst this afternoon.

It’s believed an unregistered utility was travelling south along Mackichan Lane when it lost control and struck a pole on the west side of the road about 1.30pm.

The passenger of the ute, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The driver, a 15-year-old Penshurst girl, has been airlifted to a Melbourne hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are currently en route to the scene.

Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report to www.crimestoppersvic.com.au



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Leading Senior Constable Paul Turner

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