Detectives search scene as part of Wedderburn fatal investigation

Detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit, the Australian Federal Police, and volunteers from the State Emergency Service will today comb the scene of a fatal collision in Wedderburn, as part of an ongoing investigation into the incident which occurred last year.

Investigators have been told the man was walking south east along the Calder Highway with his guide dog when he was struck by a vehicle travelling in the same direction about 6.40am on 2 June 2019.

The 63-year-old man and his dog died at the scene.

The driver of a Toyota Corolla, a man in his 20s, stopped and rendered assistance before being transported to hospital with shock.

Detectives have since received information as part of their enquiries and via Crime Stoppers that indicates the scene may contain further evidence that will assist with the investigation.

The Australian Federal Police will be utilising specialist equipment to assist with the search today.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or with further information or dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at

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