Child killed in Great Northern Highway crash in Pilbara

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A child has died in a crash in the Pilbara.
Camera IconA child has died in a crash in the Pilbara. Credit: Lincoln Baker/WA News

A child has been killed in a crash on a remote road in the Pilbara.

The incident happened on Marble Bar Road near the Great Northern Highway east of Newman shortly after 11.45pm last night.

Police say a gold Nissan Patrol four-wheel-drive towing a trailer was travelling south along Great Northern Highway when it left the road and rolled.

A one-year-old child who was a passenger in the vehicle received critical injuries and died a short time later at Newman Hospital.

The 31-year-old female driver and two male passengers, an adult and a child, were not injured.

Major Crash investigators would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash or the Nissan Patrol travelling in the area prior to the crash.

Anyone with information regarding the crash are asked to contact crime stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

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