Tree crashes kill three in night of tragedy on South West roads

A driver and passenger died in a crash near Lake Grace while another driver was killed after failing to negotiate a bend near Wongan Hills.TWO young men were killed early Saturday morning when a car hit a tree near Lake Grace.

The males were aged, 19 and 23.

Another motorist died near Wongan Hills, also striking a tree.

Police said a motorist reported the Lake Grace accident after driving past the wreckage at 5.50am on Kulin Lake Grace Road, about 10km from the town.

Tree surgeons had to be called to remove part of the tree so rescuers could get access to the vehicle.

Major Crash investigators attended the scene.

Dowerin Police are investigating the fatal crash at Wongan Hills on Friday night.

The driver of a white Holden Commodore failed to negotiate a bend on Northam-Pithara Road and struck a tree. The man in his 20s died at the scene.

The accident happened about 12km south of Wongan Hills.

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