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Young woman dies following fatal crash at Sandy Hollow


An investigation is underway following a fatal crash, which claimed the life of a young woman, in the Upper Hunter.

About 7.50am on Monday 9 January, emergency services were called to the Golden Highway at Sandy Hollow, west of Denman, after a truck and car collided.

NSW Ambulance paramedics performed first aid to the driver of the vehicle.

However, she died at the scene.

The woman is yet to be formally identified but was believed to be aged in her 20s.

The driver of the truck was treated at the scene for minor injuries, before being transported to Muswellbrook District Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District have established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist forensic police.

The Golden Highway remains closed in both directions and motorists are advised to avoid the area and consider an alternative route.

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Anyone with information or dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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