Woman dies after veering off cliff


A woman has died after the car she was driving veered off a cliff on the Great Ocean Road near Lorne about 1.20pm on Wednesday.

Victorian SES crews assisted police with a high-angle rescue attempt shortly after the crash.

But the yet-to-be identified woman was deceased when they recovered her from the car, a Victoria Police spokesperson said.

“There were no other occupants,” they said.

“The cause of the crash is yet to be determined and the investigation is ongoing.”

Police urged anyone who witnessed the crash or with dash cam footage to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppervic.com.au.

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