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Fatal crash - Ravensworth

Wednesday, 02 November 2022 06:16:32 AM

A woman has died following a fatal crash in the state’s New England region.

Emergency services were called to the New England Highway near Ravensworth following reports of a crash just after 8.20pm last night (Tuesday 1 November 2022).

Upon arrival, officers from Hunter Valley Police District located a Great Wall utility which was travelling eastbound and had left the roadway and collided with a tree.

The driver of the utility, a 23-year-old woman, died at the scene.

Her passenger, a man aged in his 40s, was taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist police.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.