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NSW Police say a man has died following a crash at Coffs Harbour earlier this month.

Emergency services were called to Sawtell Road, Toormina, following reports of a crash involving a truck and cyclist, on Thursday 10 November 2022.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and treated a 72-year-old cyclist for leg injuries.

The man was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital before being airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital (Wednesday, 23 November).

The truck driver, a 28-year-old man, was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital for mandatory testing.

On Wednesday (23 November 2022), police were advised the man had died in hospital.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.


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