Pedestrian Dies After Crash At Cessnock

A pedestrian has died following a crash in the state's Hunter Valley region earlier this evening.

About 5.45pm on Friday 14 June 2024, emergency services were called to Aberdare Road at Aberdare, near Cessnock, following reports of a pedestrian injured crash.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District arrived to find a man had been struck by a Hyundai iLoad van.

Despite the efforts of Ambulance Paramedics and first responders, the man died on the way to hospital.

The man, believed to be aged in his 80s, is yet to be formally identified.

A crime scene was established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this crash commenced.

The driver of the vehicle, a 64-year-old man, was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage in relation to this incident is urged to contact Cessnock Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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