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A report has come in from police about a fatal single-vehicle crash near Byron Bay this morning.

Just before 3.15am (Sunday 24 February 2019), emergency services were called to Hinterland Way, near the intersection of Coolamon Scenic Drive, St Helena, after a Volkswagen Golf left the road and hit a tree.

The driver, a 69-year-old man, was located unresponsive by passing motorists.

He died at the scene.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District attended and as inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue, anyone with information is urged to come forward.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about these incidents is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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  1. I saw his body wrapped up in a blue bag lying on the road side early this morning with police, ambulance, fire brigade and the local VRA standing nearby. A sad lull was in the air. So sad to see.

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