Woman dies when car hits tree in Hunter

A woman has died after her car crashed in the Hunter region overnight.

The crash happened about 7.30pm (Sunday 17 February 2019), when the 47-year-old driver lost control on Windermere Road at Lochinvar, and hit a tree.

Police, paramedics and Fire & Rescue NSW officers responded to the crash site; however, the driver had died at the scene.

It’s believed the woman lived in nearby Windermere.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner by officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District.

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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