Traffic on the Bruxner Highway was stopped in both directions at Cowlong Road, Lindendale earlier this morning owing to a crash involving a car and a pedestrian.
Just after 5am today (Monday, November 8), emergency services were called to the Bruxner Highway at Lindendale, following reports that a pedestrian had been hit by a car.
Despite the efforts of NSW Ambulance paramedics, the 20-year-old man died at the scene.
The male driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.
Officers from Richmond Police District attended and established a crime scene.
Local traffic diversions are in place and motorists are urged to avoid the area and check www.livetraffic.com for updates.
An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the crash and police are urging anyone with information, or dashcam vision, to come forward.
A report will now be prepared for the information of the Coroner.