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39-year-old woman dies following truck and car crash on the Hume Highway

A woman has died following a multi vehicle crash north of Canberra.

About 8:15pm today (Thursday 22 February 2024), NSW emergency services were called to the Hume Highway, Yass following reports of crash.

Upon arrival they located a collision between a truck and a car.

Despite the best efforts of emergency service personnel the driver of the car, a 39-year-old woman died at the scene.

The male driver of the truck was taken to Yass Hospital for mandatory testing.

A crime scene has been established as police investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident, all north bound lanes remain closed, with diversions in place.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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

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