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A man has died following a serious crash in the Clarence Valley overnight on Saturday, 18 June.

About 12.20am (Saturday, 18 June, 2022) emergency services were called to Waterfall Way, Hernani, after reports of a two-vehicle crash.

Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District attended and were told a Nissan Tiida and a Ford Ranger collided.

The driver of the Nissan Tiida – a 33-year-old man – died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

The other driver– a 50-year-old man – was treated by NSW Ambulance before being taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

A crime scene was established, which was examined by specialist forensic officers.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have witnessed, or has dashcam footage, of the crash are asked to contact Coffs Harbour Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident 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 information via NSW Police social media pages.

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