Single-vehicle fatal crash near Mudgee, NSW

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash near Mudgee this morning, NSW Police say.

About 7.40am (Thursday 15 November 2018), emergency services were called to Cope Road, Cope, about 50km north of Mudgee, after reports a Toyota Hilux had left the road and hit a tree.

The driver and sole occupant, a 20-year-old man, died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

Officers from Orana-Mid Western Police District have commenced inquiries into the crash and will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

The road will be closed for some time with local traffic diversions in place.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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