One Killed in Pilbara Truck Crash

A major crash in the Pilbara has resulted in the death of a man traveling in a truck at the time.

The 37 year old man was killed when the truck he was in left the road, rolled on its side and caught fire, he was sleeping in the truck’s sleeper cab at the time of the crash. He died on the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 52 year old, received minor injuries.

Witnesses who may have seen the vehicle driving between the Port Hedland and Newman areas prior to the crash, have been urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at

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