Man dies after single-vehicle crash at Canowindra

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s west yesterday.

About 3pm (Saturday 11 January 2020), emergency services were called to paddock off Canowindra Road at Canowindra, following reports a Toyota Hilux utility left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was taken to Orange Base Hospital, where he passed away. While he is yet to be formally identified, the driver is believed to be a 28-year-old man.

Officers from Chifley Police District established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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