A rally driver has died in a crash on Tasmania’s Mount Arrowsmith.
A rally driver has died in a crash on Tasmania's Mount Arrowsmith.
Emergency crews were called to the TARGA Australia event on the Lyell Highway near Double Barrel Creek just after 10am after reports a 1979 Mazda RX-7 had rolled 35.4 kilometres into the event.
TARGA Australia and Tasmania Police confirmed the racer, 68-year-old Shane Navin, died at the scene.
His co-driver, Glenn Evans was checked at the scene by paramedics but was uninjured.
"This is a very sad time for the Targa community," TARGA Australia CEO Mark Perry said.
"Shane was a much loved and admired member of our TARGA family. We send our heartfelt condolences to Shane's family and friends on their loss."
The road was blocked to southbound motorists and a report will be prepared for the coroner.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/targa-racer-shane-navin-dies-in-mount-arrowsmith-crash/2091784c-a5e6-4ba5-ba71-d62116d9b1d2