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November 08, 2017

Police are searching for a vehicle alleged to have sped between 175km/h and 210km/h in Kyabram on Saturday.

Police search for driver, vehicle

Police are searching for a vehicle believed to have reached speeds of up to 210km/h in Kyabram at the weekend.

‘‘On Saturday, around 3.30pm, a vehicle was travelling at an unsafe speed along McEwan Rd, towards the Kyabram township,’’ Campaspe Highway Patrol Leading Senior Constable Frank Scopelliti said.

‘‘The vehicle reached speeds between 175km/h and 210km/h as it approached and drove through Kyabram ... at the time it was deemed unsafe to road users for police to engage.’’

Police said the purple Holden Commodore VX sedan or similar had false registration plates reading 1GV7NQ.

‘‘The vehicle is distinctive ... information may also save lives,’’ Leading Sen Const Scopelliti said.

Anyone with information should contact Campaspe Highway Patrol on 54831500 or submit a confidential report to Crime Stoppers at

Passenger dies following crash

A woman has died in hospital following a single-vehicle collision on the Hume Hwy at Balmattum last month.

Police believe the driver of a south-bound car on the Hume Hwy was attempting to pull into a rest stop just north of Griffin Rd when he lost control and struck the tree about 1.15pm.

‘‘Two female passengers were airlifted to a Melbourne hospital following the collision,’’ police media said.

‘‘One of the passengers, a 46-year-old woman, has unfortunately passed away in hospital (on Monday).’’

Speeding rider caught

A Shepparton man, 33, was caught speeding north along Mooroopna-Murchison Rd, Tatura, on Monday night.

Tatura police said the motorcycle rider was alleged to have been travelling at 121km/h in a 100km/h zone about 5.30pm.

He was fined $317 and gained three demerit points.

Theft investigated

Police are investigating a theft at Aquamoves, Shepparton, on October 10.

‘‘At approximately 8.20pm, a sports bag was stolen in the change room of a community facility,’’ Shepparton police Constable Denton said.

‘‘When the bag was located in another change room, property had been stolen from the bag.’’

People with information regarding the theft should contact Shepparton police station on 58205777.

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