Man dies in truck crash, NSW

A man has died in a single-vehicle truck crash in the Hunter region today.

Just before 11am (Tuesday 15 December 2020), officers attached to the Hunter Valley Police District, along with other emergency services, responded to reports of a single-vehicle truck crash on the Golden Highway, about 10km north-west of Jerrys Plains.

The prime mover, with attached trailer, was travelling east along the Golden Highway, near Edderton Road, when it left the road and crashed heavily into an embankment.

The driver and sole occupant of the truck, a 56-year-old man, died at the scene.

A crime scene was established, and police have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

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