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Police investigate rider fatality in Yarraville

Police are seeking information regarding a collision between a truck and a bike rider in Yarraville on Wednesday evening.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision between a truck and a rider on Whitehall Street about 5:10 pm on 13 July.

The rider was treated by ambulance crew but he died at the scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined and investigations remain ongoing.

Anyone with information that could assist police with their enquiries is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online here.

The collision occurred towards the south end of Whitehall Street between Francis Street and Sommerville Road, not on the Whitehall Street bike route.

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This section of road carries a huge volume of trucks and connects directly to the fuel depot at the Mobile Refinery.