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Four killed in horror start to 2021 on WA Roads

Two people have been killed in a horror 12 hours on WA’s regional roads, taking the State’s road death toll to four in 2021.

A 22-year-old man died after crashing his white Mazda ute into a tree in the Peel region about 6:25am on Friday.

The man was driving on Pinjarra-Williams road, in Marradong, when he left the road and struck the tree about 10kms west of Boddington.

He was the only person inside the car and died at the scene.

This comes after a female pedestrian was struck and killed by a car in Kununurra on Thursday evening.

The woman was hit on the south side of Victoria Highway, near Packsaddle road, about 6:40pm.

She is yet to be officially identified and police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A man in his 20s, riding a Kawasaki motorcycle in Joondalup was killed on Wednesday when he collided with a grey Mazda.

The crash happened just after 7am at the intersection between Joondalup Drive and Collier Pass in Joondalup.

The grey Mazda was travelling north on Joondalup Drive when it collided with the green Kawasaki motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was taken to Royal Perth Hospital by ambulance but died shortly after.

The driver of the Mazda was not injured.

On New Year’s Day, Nomads bikie Cameron Hurst was struck and killed by a car in Karnup, south of Perth.

Camera IconCameron Hurst died after being hit by a car on New Year’s Day. Credit: Facebook / brad.gurdlinger.77/Facebook / brad.gurdlinger.77

Mr Hurst, 28, died about 8.30pm, after getting out of a car, which had stopped along Mandurah Road.

He had walked onto the road before being struck by a white Holden, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the Marradong crash are asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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