A MAN involved in the clean-up operation of a two-truck crash yesterday was tragically killed when a piece of machinery hit him in the head.
A police spokeswoman said that about 6.45pm on Tuesday the man was hit and suffered fatal injuries.
"During the course of the extensive clean-up [of the crash], the man was hit in the head," she said.
The spokeswoman said Riverina Police District and SafeWork NSW have started investigations into the incident.
"Riverina police detectives will prepare a report for the coroner," she said.
"SafeWork will lead the investigation with help from the police."
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The fatal incident came during the aftermath of a truck crash that left a 33-year-old Victorian man dead after a southbound B-double crossed to the wrong side of the highway and crashed down an embankment.
"There is a family involved here who is going through an incredibly hard time," Superintendent Bob Noble said at the time.