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Truckie dies in Hume Highway tragedy near Yass, NSW

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A truck driver has died following a crash between two B-doubles near Yass last night, report NSW Police.

About 10.15pm emergency services were called to the Hume Highway near Bowning after reports two trucks travelling south had crashed.

One of the drivers died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

Officers from The Hume Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist forensic police.

As inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue, anyone who may have dashcam footage or information are urged to contact Yass Police Station on (02) 6226 9399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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

The southbound lanes of the Hume Highway between Lachlan Valley Way and Bowning Road were closed with B-double diversions in place, but www.livetraffic.com reports the road reopened again at 7.20am.

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