Police will continue investigating the death of a driver near East Maitland yesterday.
Emergency services were called to John Renshaw Drive at Buchanan at about 9:30am after reports a car crashed into a power pole.
The driver, believed to be a 59-year-old man died at the scene.
Hunter Valley Police District officers established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.