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Man dies in single vehicle crash at Kotara


A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a man died following a single-vehicle crash at Kotara overnight.

About 10.45pm on Friday 31 May, emergency services were called to Carnley Avenue.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District arrived to find the driver and only occupant of a black Kia Rio hatchback had left the roadway and collided with a tree.

Despite the efforts of NSW Ambulance paramedics and first responders, he died at the scene.

The man, believed to be aged in his 60s, is yet to be formally identified.

A crime scene was established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this crash has started.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage in relation to the incident, is urged to contact Newcastle City Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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