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Driver dies as car goes over cliff at Newcastle lookout

Simon McCarthy
Updated May 26 2024 - 5:44pm, first published May 25 2024 - 8:45am

The wreckage of a car that went over the edge of Strzelecki lookout in Newcastle on Friday evening, killing the driver and only occupant of the vehicle, remained in a twisted heap on the rocks below on Saturday morning.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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