Campaigner Joe Yatras dies after accident

Joe Yatras, pictured with his family Ethan, Gaynor, Elizabeth and Dylan in 2008. Mr Yatras died on Thursday morning.

Joe Yatras, pictured with his family Ethan, Gaynor, Elizabeth and Dylan in 2008. Mr Yatras died on Thursday morning.

A WELL-known campaigner for local people with disabilities has died.

Joe Yatras from Nowra died in Canberra on Thursday morning.

Mr Yatras was well known in the Shoalhaven as someone who would stand up for people with living with disabilities and their carers.

He was involved in a motorbike accident on Sunday in Canberra.

He was recovering in a Canberra Hospital where he suffered a heart attack in the early hours of Thursday.

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