December 10, 2023

Father and his two children die in tragic NSW car crash

Left: Kayden, 14 Right: Sharna, 11

Two children died alongside their dad following a car crash in New South Wales on Saturday.

Lance Danks-Brown, 43, and his children, Kayden,14 and Sharna, 11, were driving through Coutts Crossing south of Grafton at 9:30pm when their ute veered off the road and collided with a tree.

All three died on impact.

Kayden and Sharna’s mother Tania Brown shared her heartbreak on social media accompanied by a photo of the pair together.

“No words will ever make this ok. But I love you,” she wrote.

Family and friends filled the comments with condolences,  including Danks-Brown’s current partner Amie Pithers who he had been with since January 2021.

Messages from whanau included: “I am totally lost for words because there are none that can take away the pain.”

Another person said “I would give anything to take away your pain.”

A crime scene was put in place and an investigation into the circumstances of the crash has begun. 

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