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Cockatoo, Victoria: Two people are KILLED after a tree falls onto their moving car near Melbourne 

Two people are KILLED after a tree falls onto their moving car near Melbourne

  • Two people killed after tree collapsed onto their moving car in regional Victoria
  • Investigators ‘believe a tree fell onto a vehicle’ in Cockatoo, east of Melbourne
  • Paramedics and police called to Woori Yallock Road but the pair died at scene 


Two people have been killed after a tree collapsed onto their car in Victoria.

Police said the tree crashed down on a ute in Cockatoo, east of Melbourne, about 10.30am on Friday.

Paramedics were rushed to the accident on Woori Yallock Road but the pair died at the scene.

Two people have been killed after a tree collapsed onto their car in Victoria. Paramedics and police were called to the accident on Woori Yallock Road (file image)

Both occupants of the vehicle are yet to be formally identified, Victoria Police said in a statement.

The road was closed by police between Avon Road and Rainy Hill, and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

Aerial footage taken above the road shows SES workers cleaning up the debris from the scene. 

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