Fatal crash on Abernethy  Rd

A man has died when he car hit a tree near Abernethy on Boxing Day.

About 2.30pm on Wednesday, a man was driving east along Abernethy Road, Abernethy when it appears his sedan has left the road and struck a tree.

A passing motorist noticed the crash and contacted emergency services. The driver died at the scene.

A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Cessnock Police or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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