Woman dies after car crashes into dam

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose body was found in a car submerged in a dam on the NSW Mid North Coast.

The 45-year-old woman’s body was found trapped inside her sunken Suzuki Vitara 4WD in a dam off Bunyah Road at Bunyah, about 40km inland of Forster, about 7am on Monday.

Investigators have been told the woman’s vehicle left the road and slammed into an embankment before crashing into the body of water.


Specialist police divers attended the scene and retrieved the woman’s body from the dam.

Officers from Manning Great Lakes Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

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

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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