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Motorcycle passenger, 62, dies after being hit by a falling tree branch in freak accident

  • A 62-year-old woman has died after a tree branch hit the motorcycle she was on
  • She was sitting behind the 57-year-old driver when the branch struck the bike
  • The woman died at the scene while the driver sustained minor injuries 

A female has died after the motorcycle she was the passenger of what hit by a falling tree branch in the NSW Riverina region.

The 62-year-old woman was riding in the seat behind the 57-year-old driver when the tree branch struck the motorcycle around 3pm on Friday afternoon.

Police said the woman died at the scene while the man sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital. 

A female has died after the motorcycle she was the passenger of what hit by a falling tree branch

Riverina District Police said it was too early to determine further details about the incident, reported The Daily Telegraph. 

Investigations into what happened continue.

A report is being prepared for the coroner.

The tree branch struck the motorcycle around 3pm on Friday afternoon in the NSW Riverina region

The tree branch struck the motorcycle around 3pm on Friday afternoon in the NSW Riverina region

 

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