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Man dead after Brooker Hwy smash

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Sadly, a 51-year-old man has died following a crash on the Brooker Highway near Elwick Road, Glenorchy about 10.30am on Wednesday.

The man was driving a red Holden Commodore when it collided with the back of a northbound white Toyota 4WD.

Numerous crews of paramedics and police rushed to the scene.

The man driving the Toyota was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police would like to thank motorists for their patience while the road was closed and the scene was investigated.

It's not known at this stage what caused the crash.