Police are responding to fatal crash in Murrumbateman

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s Southern Tablelands.

About 4.30am today (Friday 2 September 2022), emergency services were called to Murrumbateman Road at Murrumbateman, about 25km southeast of Yass, after reports a vehicle had crashed into a tree.

On arrival, NSW Ambulance paramedics located the driver of a Subaru Forester suffering serious injuries.

Despite their efforts, he died at the scene a short time later.

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

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has commenced by officers attached to The Hume Police District, who have established a crime scene that will be examined by specialist police.

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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