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Police are investigating a fatal crash at Tweed Heads after a moped and a Holden Colorado collided in the southbound lanes on Ducat Street.

The collision happened at about 6pm yesterday.

The moped rider, an 18-year-old man, was thrown to the road and was struck by a northbound Toyota Prado and he died at the scene.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District attended and established a crime scene.

The 42-year-old male driver of the Holden and the 46-year-old female driver of the Toyota were uninjured.

They were taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

The road was closed for about five hours while the scene was examined.

Inquiries continue and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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