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Fatal crash - Smiths Lake (near Forster)

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 02:33:31 PM

Police are investigating after a single vehicle crash on the state’s Mid North Coast.

About 7.30 am today (Wednesday 15 March 2017), emergency services were called to the intersection of The Lakes Way and Coomba Park Road, Smiths Lake, following reports a Holden Commodore had crashed.

A 43-year-old man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, a 39-year-old woman, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital to undergo mandatory blood testing.

Officers attached to Manning/Great Lakes Local Area Command with assistance from Crash Investigation Unit established a crime scene and commenced and investigation.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.