A teenager died in a single-vehicle crash at Mount View on Wednesday night.
Emergency services were called to Mount View Road around 8pm on Wednesday night, following reports a Ford Falcon had left the roadway and crashed into a tree.
The male driver, who was sole occupant of the vehicle, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
He is yet to be formally identified, however is believed to be an 18-year-old.
Hunter Valley Police District attended the scene, and police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.