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Young life is lost in tragic trail bike crash near Bega


Very sad and heart-breaking news this morning, a 15-year year old boy, well known in the local community, has died, and a second boy is in hospital, in a very serious but stable condition, after two trail bikes crashed at Brogo, north of Bega on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to Warrigal Fire Trail off Hawks Head Road, Brogo, however the local Year 8 student, could not be revived and died at the scene.

The other boy, a Year 9 student, also aged 15, was treated at the scene and airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

Officers from South Coast Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Our sincere condolences to the families.