AN elderly man has died after his car left the road and hit a tree on the NSW Mid North Coast.
Police say the 76-year-old died after the Mitsubishi Triton he was driving left Hickeys Creek Road at Hickeys Creek, near Kempsey, and hit a tree just after 3.30pm on Friday.
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The elderly driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was assisted by a witness until paramedics arrived.
Sadly, he died in the back of the ambulance on the way to Port Macquarie Base Hospital.