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Three people died on NSW roads yesterday, lifting the state’s road toll to eight since the long weekend began.

NSW Police are pleading with motorists to take extra care on the roads as they head home after the long weekend.

Yesterday a 22-year old man died after his car hit a tree in Burrumbuttock – about 30km north-east of Albury – between 1am and 8am.

A 17-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the Kings Highway, Bungendore in Queanbeyan near the ACT border yesterday afternoon.

The other driver, a 71-year man and his 66-year-old wife, are stable in hospital.

A 69-year old woman was killed at 4.15pm yesterday in a crash on Mitchell Highway at Geurie – 30km south-east of Dubbo.

The passenger, also 69, and a 71-year-old woman in the other car were both airlifted to Liverpool Hospital with serious injuries.

Police are investigating all the crashes, as they asked drivers to…

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