Albany man dies in Widgiemooltha crash

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Major Crash officers are investigating the death of a 28-year-old Albany man in a crash in Widgiemooltha on Wednesday morning.

The fatal crash occurred between 6am and 6.30am on Wednesday, May 8.

The driver, a 28-year-old man from Mira Mar, died at the scene. He was a former North Albany Senior High School student.

The man was driving a white 1997 model Nissan Maxima sedan and travelling south along St. Ives Road towards Binneringie Road when the vehicle left the road, collided with a tree and rolled.

Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at

The area is known for its nearby gold and nickel mines, however the incident is not believed to be associated with a mine and Worksafe will not be investigating.

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