Police are investigating after a man was killed in a crash at Morpeth in the early hours of this morning.
Emergency services were called to Tank Street near Canterbury Road just after 4:45am after reports a van had crashed into a power pole.
The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene – he’s yet to be formally identified.
Port Stephens-Hunter Police District officers established a crime scene and are investigating.
Local road diversions are in place around the crash site.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.