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Grafton crash kills 17-year-old driver

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Ramornie, near Grafton last night, which killed the 17-year-old female driver and injured her 18-year-old passenger.

About 6.40pm (Tuesday September 1), emergency services were called to Ramornie Station Road, following reports of a crash.

Initial investigations suggest a Toyota Rav4 was travelling on Ramornie Station Road, when it left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The driver, a 17-year-old girl, died at the scene.

The passenger, an 18-year-old girl, was treated at the scene by Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Grafton Base Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No one else was injured during the incident.

A crime scene was established and investigations into the crash are continuing.


One response to “Grafton crash kills 17-year-old driver”

  1. Jon says:

    Yet another young life lost on our roads. Will we ever find out if alcohol, drugs and speeding were involved? There’s a good argument for raising the driving age to 25, but that’s a forlorn hope.

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