Woman dies after being hit by truck

POLICE are seeking witnesses to an accident on Monday afternoon which claimed the life of an elderly woman.

The 81-year-old woman died after being struck by a truck turning west into Foster St from Raymond St about 12.30pm.

The woman was airlifted to hospital in Melbourne following the incident and died Tuesday morning.

Police are investigating the collision and the driver of the truck is assisting police with their enquiries.

They would also like to speak with witnesses, who can phone Bruce Dawkins on 5143 5000 at Sale  police station.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.