Sunday, 19 April 2020 07:02:38 AM
A man has died when his truck crashed into a tree on the state’s north coast yesterday.
About 2pm (Saturday 18 April 2020), emergency services were called to Skyline Road, Upper Main Arm, near Mullumbimby, after reports of a crash.
Emergency services attended and found a truck had left the roadway, travelled down an embankment and crashed into a tree before catching on fire.
The NSW Rural Fire Service extinguished the blaze.
The truck driver died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.
Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
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