A man has died following a single vehicle crash in Thornton this morning.
At about 11.45am (Monday 12 July), emergency services were called to Glenwood Drive, Thornton, following reports a Toyota HiAce travelling west crossed to the incorrect side of the road and hit a guard rail and rolled.
The driver – and sole occupant of the vehicle – died at the scene; he is yet to be formally identified, however is believed to be aged in his 50s.
Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District have set up a crime scene.
Glenwood Drive and Weakleys Drive remain closed and drivers are urged to avoid the area.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has commenced.
A report on the Thornton crash will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
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