Elderly man dies after crashing into pole

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AN elderly man has died in hospital after the hatchback he was driving crashed into a power pole in Perth’s south.

Police say the 77-year-old man’s hatchback veered to the wrong side of the road on Darile Street, Hillman just after 1pm on Thursday before colliding with the wooden pole, causing moderate damage to the front of the car.

The Cooloongup man was taken to Rockingham Hospital, where he died.

Major Crash Investigators are calling for any witnesses to the crash or anyone who may have seen the vehicle prior to the collision

Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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