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Hills Man Dies after Ute Hits Fence Post


A Forreston man has died following a crash on a private property in the Adelaide Hills overnight.

Police and Paramedics were called to the property on Martin Hill Road just on 9.30pm Sunday 21 February after reports of a crash involving an all terrain utility vehicle.

The vehicle containing three people had collided with a fence and a post, critically injuring a man.

Patrol officers rendered first aid to the injured man, then paramedics, but the 56-year-old man died at the scene.

The two other people in the vehicle at the time of the crash were not injured.

Major Crash Investigators have attended to assist the investigation.

Police are now preparing a report for the Coroner.

Photo of Martin Hill Road, from Google Maps