Police probe fatal crash in Cowra

Photo: Queensland Police

Police are investigating following a fatal single-vehicle crash in Cowra last night, NSW Police say.

About 10.10pm today, emergency services were called to the Mid Western Highway about 5km north of Cowra, following reports of a crash.

Initial investigations suggest a Toyota 4WD was travelling north on the highway, when it left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The driver, a woman believed to be in her 60s, died at the scene.

The passenger, a man also believed to be in his 60s, was treated at the scene by Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Orange Hospital with serious injuries.

A crime scene has been established and the Mid Western Highway has been closed southbound as investigations take place.

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Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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