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Teen dies when car hits power pole near Maitland

Thursday, 16 March 2017 08:50:01 AM

A man has died after his car hit a power pole in the Hunter overnight.

The single-vehicle crash happened about 9pm (Wednesday 15 March 2017), when the vehicle left Old Maitland Road at Bishops Bridge, 10km from Maitland, and hit a power pole.

The driver, a 19-year-old man from Rutherford, died at the scene.

An investigation is underway by police from Central Hunter Local Area Command.

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