Truck driver dies following collision with car and caravan

A truck driver has died following a collision with a car towing a caravan in Deans Marsh, Victoria yesterday afternoon.  

The truck crashed into a tree after it struck the vehicle on Deans Marsh-Lorne Road.  

The truck driver, who has yet to be formally identified, died at the scene. 

Three people in the car suffered non-life threatening injuries. 

Police investigations are ongoing into the exact circumstances surrounding the crash.  

Anyone with information which could assist investigators, including dash cam footage, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

Another truck driver was killed on Thursday when a deck on a cattle truck collapsed at a farm in Queensland.  

The man, 35, was working on the property off the Dawson Hwy at Bauhinia when the incident occurred.  

He died at the scene.  

Another man, aged in his 50s, suffered major injuries to his leg and pelvis in the incident. 

He was flown to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious condition by a RACQ CapRescue helicopter. 

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