Sheep killed in truck rollover on road towards Tingha

ABOUT 60 sheep have died after a truck rolled near Guyra on Tuesday. 

The truck was carrying a load of 430 sheep to Kempsey when the incident happened at about 12.30pm on on the Guyra Road.

It is believed the truck was turning a corner when it tipped onto its side about 1km west of town, towards Tingha.

The truck driver suffered minor injuries. Police, RFS and other emergency services were called to the crash scene to assist with the clean-up.