POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a horror fatal crash in southern NSW overnight.
The accident happened on Dalton Road at Dalton, around 40km northeast of Yass, shortly after midnight.
Emergency services arrived at the scene around 12.10am to find a Nissan Patrol ute wrapped around a tree.
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The 36-year-old man behind the wheel of the vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries and could not be saved.
Sadly, the man succumbed to his injuries and died before he could be transported to hospital.
Officers from the Hume Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or moments leading up to the impact are urged to contact police.