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Fatal motorcycle crash still being investigated

By Cobram Courier

Police continue to investigate a motorcycle crash in which the rider was killed.

The accident happened about 7 pm last Tuesday when the rider, who was yet to be named, suffered fatal injuries following a collision near Pye Rd intersection, along the Murray Valley Hwy.

Cobram Highway Patrol senior constable Andrew Costello said details surrounding the crash were yet to be determined.

“At this stage the victim is yet to be identified and the coroners are looking in to it,” he said.

“No further comments can be made because, at the moment, the investigation is ongoing.”

The death adds to the rising Victorian road toll, which has reached 209 so far this year, significantly last year's 154.

Police member have urged community members who notice family members having issues with driving to sit down and talk to them.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au