A man has died in a horrific crash between a truck and motorcycle in the NSW Central Hunter.
About 11.00pm Monday, emergency services raced to the Hunter Expressway at Buchanan, after receiving reports of a serious crash.
Police said initial investigations suggest a Kawasaki motorcycle was travelling along the Highway when the rider veered off the road, crashed into a fence and came to a rest on the road.
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A semi trailer, driven by a 39-year-old man, is believed to have then crashed into the motorcycle and rider.
The motorcyclist, a man believed to be aged in his 20s, died at the scene.
A crime scene has been established and investigations into the crash are ongoing.