Woman dies in Bruthen crash

A WOMAN has died following a head-on collision in Bruthen on Wednesday.

The 58-year-old Bruthen woman was travelling east in her Holden Cruze along the Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd about 12.30pm, when she crossed to the other side of the road and crashed into a Western Star tip truck.

The 29-year-old Lucknow truck driver was taken to Bairnsdale Hospital with minor injuries, and released soon after.

The woman, the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.

Bairnsdale Highway Patrol are investigating the incident, and those who witnessed the accident should phone the unit on 5150 2600.

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