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Funds Pour in to Aid Josh's Family

A Go Fund Me page set up to support the family of a former local who lost his life in a traffic accident on Friday (June 28) continues to surge past expectations.

Josh Leetham was killed when the ute he was driving was involved in a head-on collision with a truck on the Sturt Highway, west of Hay, on Friday morning.

Josh leaves behind his wife Maddy and three children.

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Family friend, Charlea Clarke, who now lives in QLD, set up the Go Fund Me page as a way to support the family in this extremely difficult time, and set the original funding target at $50,000.

Now, having raised almost $80,000, Charlea has been overwhelmed by the generosity of the community in its support for Josh’s grieving family.

“We nearly hit the first target within the first day. I can’t even explain how proud and happy I am that our community is rallying behind this family in need. Just goes to show that they’re amazing people.”

As at 11am Tuesday July 2, the page has raised $80,382.

Donations are still being accepted via the page by clicking here.

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