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Man dies, woman injured in crash near Port Macquarie

Monday, 10 July 2017 10:22:06 AM

A man has died and a woman is injured after a fatal single-vehicle crash near Port Macquarie this morning.

About 8.30am (Monday 10 July 2017), emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway, about 20km south of the Port Macquarie turnoff, after reports a vehicle left the road and collided with a tree and rolled.

The driver, a woman believed to be aged in her 30’s, was taken to Port Macquarie Hospital in a stable condition. She will undergo mandatory blood and urine testing.

Her passenger, a man believed to be aged in his 30’s, died at the scene.

Police from Port Macquarie Local Area Command established a crime scene.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are at the crash site and will investigate the exact circumstances surrounding the incident.

Please monitor for updates on road closures.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.