Double fatality near Cooma 

A man and a woman are dead after a single motor vehicle accident on the Monaro Highway about 14 kilometres out of Cooma on Wednesday.

The vehicle they were travelling in, a Toyota Hilux utility, rolled a number of times killing the driver from the ACT and his 42-year-old female passenger who was from Queanbeyan.

The accident occurred near Rock Flat Creek Bridge between Cooma and Nimmitabel at midday.

The highway was closed in both directions until about 3pm while emergency crews attended the accident.

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