Man, 24, dead after his car hit a tree near Stroud

A man has died following a single-vehicle accident near Stroud overnight.NSW Ambulance

Just after 11pm yesterday (Thursday 22 October 2015), emergency services were called to the Bucketts Way, Wards River, about 3km north of Monkerai Road.

A car, with two men inside, had left the road and hit a tree, the driver – a 24-year-old man – died at the scene.

His passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken to John Hunter Hospital by NSW Ambulance Paramedics.

Officers from Port Stephens Local Area Command established a crime scene and will conduct inquiries to determine the cause of the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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