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NSW Police say an investigation is underway after a man died following a single-vehicle crash at Tumbulgum yesterday.

About 12.45am yesterday (Tuesday, 20 December), police from Tweed-Byron Police District were called to Tweed Valley Way, Tumbulgum, after reports a car had collided with the wire road safety barrier system.

The sole occupant of the vehicle, a 71-year-old man, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to The Tweed Hospital where he was declared deceased.

A crime scene was established which will be forensically examined by specialist police.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway.

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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