Update Thursday 9am
Police have confirmed that the man who died in Wednesday's truck accident at Yarra was a 56-year-old from Richardson in the ACT.
The accident's cause is not known. Chief Inspector John Sheehan said a post mortem would be carried out on the man's body to determine the cause of death.
Update Wednesday 11:20am
Police have confirmed that the man who died in a semitrailer crash on the Federal Highway near Goulburn was a 56-year-old from Canberra.
The truck was carrying a generator and overturned in the northbound lane, at Yarra.
The road has since re-opened.
A man was killed in a truck accident south of Goulburn on Wednesday morning.
Police said the northbound semitrailer from a Canberra trucking company crashed at about 5.40am on the Federal Highway's northbound lane, some 10km from Goulburn, near Thornford Road.
The vehicle had left the road, careered up a slight embankment beside the highway and travelled for about 100 metres before landing on its driver side in a paddock.
Chief Inspector John Sheehan said the male driver died at the scene.
There were no witnesses to the accident but a passing motorist noticed the Kenworth truck in the paddock beside the highway and notified emergency services.
Chief Inspector Sheehan said the driver was believed to have left Canberra before 5am.
Police Rescue, ambulance, NSW Fire and Rescue and Roads and Maritime Service attended.
Part of the highway's northbound land was closed but traffic was not disrupted.
A forensic team from Queanbeyan is on its way to the scene. A report will also be prepared for the coroner.
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