A report is being prepared for the coroner after a motorcyclist died following a crash in the Hunter Valley this morning.
About 7.15am on Monday 8 March, emergency services were called to the Old New England Highway at Liddell.
It followed reports a motorcycle had left the road and rolled down an embankment.
Upon arrival, the rider – believed to be a man aged in his 40s – was located deceased.
He is yet to be formally identified.
Officers from Hunter Valley Police District have established a crime scene and started inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.