Teenager dies in single-vehicle crash near Cessnock

A teenager has died in a single-vehicle crash in the state’s Hunter Valley yesterday.

About 8pm (Wednesday 30 September 2020), emergency services were called to Mount View Road, Mount View, following reports a Ford Falcon had left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The male driver – and sole occupant of the vehicle – suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified, however is believed to be an 18-year-old.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Police have launched an investigation into 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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