Man dies after car slams into tree in NSW

A young man has died after his car left the road at Stroud, 75km north of Newcastle, and hit a tree.

Police say emergency services were called to Bucketts Way when the crash was discovered about 9.45pm last night.

The driver, believed to be a 25-year-old man, from Merewether, died at the scene.


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A report is being prepared for the information of the Coroner.