Man Dies in Port Stephens Crash

Investigations are underway following a single-vehicle crash in Port Stephens which claimed the life of a 64-year-old man on Wednesday night.

At about 7:35pm a Toyota Hilux was travelling south on Lemon Tree Passage Road, near the Brownes Road intersection, when it left the road and hit a tree.

The driver, and sole occupant of the car died at the scene.

Officers from Port Stephens/Hunter Police District established a crime scene. The cause of the crash will now be investigated.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with more information is urged to contact CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.

Image: NSW Ambulance.