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ATV rollover in Cooranbong leaves one dead

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A man has died and another is in a critical condition after the pair rolled an ATV in the Lake Macquarie area on Sunday night.

About 7pm, emergency services were called to a fire trail on Crown Land in Cooranbong, following reports a two-seater ATV had crashed.

The passenger, a 35-year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, however, he died at the scene.

The driver, a 30-year-old man, was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District established a crime scene which was forensically examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Inquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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