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Man dies after being pepper sprayed by police on M5 near Moorebank

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Man dies after police sprayed him with pepper spray while arrested after he was seen in the middle of the highway

  • A man has died after being arrested on Sunday and sprayed in the face with pepper spray
  • The 41-year-old was found walking in the middle of the track on the M5 near Moorebank
  • Police officers tried to arrest the man before using pepper spray on him

A man has died after being sprayed in the face with pepper spray as police tried to arrest him.

The 41-year-old walked into the center of the westbound carriageway of the M5 in Moorebank, south-west Sydney, at 3.35am.

Police were called to the highway before attempting to arrest the man at the Moorebank Avenue exit.

The 41-year-old walked into the center of the westbound carriageway of the M5 at Moorebank, south-west Sydney, at 3:35 a.m.

“While he was trying to take him into custody, a struggle ensued, with an officer using OC spray to make the arrest,” the police said in a statement.

Shortly afterwards, the man lost consciousness and NSW paramedics were called.

“They took him to Liverpool Hospital, but he couldn’t be revived.”

The Homicide Division of the State Crime Command has launched an investigation into the man’s death.

Drivers driving along the M5 were encouraged to submit any footage they captured from their dashcam.

Police were called to the highway before attempting to arrest the man at the Moorebank Avenue exit (stock image)

Police were called to the highway before attempting to arrest the man at the Moorebank Avenue exit (stock image)

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