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Melbourne tram death: Elderly woman, 99 dead after hit by tram while riding mobility scooter in Essendon

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A elderly woman has died in hospital after being hit by a tram in Melbourne.

Police have been told a 99-year-old woman riding a mobility scooter was crossing Mount Alexander Road near Lincoln Road in Essendon when she was hit by a tram about 1.20pm on Tuesday.

The Essendon North woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

She died later in the day.

The tram driver and a number of passengers were not injured.

Highway officers are investigating and are keen to speak to the passengers who had left the tram before police arrival.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Anyone with dashcam footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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