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Fatal crash - Duri, near Tamworth

Sunday, 16 July 2017 10:37:26 AM

Police are investigating a fatal crash near Tamworth.

About 6.40am today (Sunday 16 July 2017), a Hyundai hatch was travelling south on Werris Creek Road, about 2km south of Duri, when investigations suggest the vehicle hit a duck which was on the road.

The vehicle then left the road, crashing into a tree.

Witnesses and police attempted to revive the 19-year-old woman, from Quirindi, however she died at the scene.

Forensic services are at the scene making inquiries. Werris Creek Road has been closed in both directions while investigations take place.

Diversions are in place.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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.