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Police say a woman has died Sunday morning after the four-wheel drive she was driving west of Bellingen crashed into a tree.

Emergency services were called to Waterfall Way, west of Bellingen, shortly before 6.30am Sunday.

Responders were unable to revive the woman, who is yet to be formally identified and was the only person in the car.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District are investigating the crash and say a report will be prepared for the Coroner.


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