A MAN has died after his car veered off the road and burst into flames near Taree this morning.
Police said that just after 5.00am, emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway in Coolongolook.
Witnesses told police the Hyundai Elantra sedan left the roadway before flipping on its side and catching fire.
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The only occupant of the car, believed to be a man, died at the scene.
A crime scene has been established and investigations are underway.