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May 25, 2016

TRUCKING INSPECTION * Australia: After truck fatal crash

* NSW - Wollongong courier truck company HQ raided after fatal crash south of Sydney

--- The Wollongong headquarters of a trucking company has been raided by police in the wake of a fatal crash south of Sydney this week... A truck associated with Barnetts Couriers collided with a car on New Illawarra Road at Barden Ridge early on Monday... The crash claimed the life of a 67-year-old Bega woman... Officers from New South Wales police today inspected a number of trucks at Barnetts' Fairy Meadow depot on Montague Street... Traffic and Highway Patrol Command Chief Inspector Phil Brooks said officers discovered various vehicle defects... It is not the first fatal accident involving a Barnetts truck... In 2012, driver Kaine Daniel Barnett crashed into a tow truck operator and university student in a breakdown lane on the Hume Highway near Mittagong, killing the pair... Mr Barnett, who is the grandson of courier company founder Bob Barnett, was sentenced to a minimum 18 months' jail... 
(Photo: Wollongong trucking company in fatality probe tragedy. Barnetts trucks at the company's Fairy Meadow depot on Thursday) -- Sydney, NSW, Australia - ABC net, by Illawarra - 20 May 2016

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