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Man dies following single-vehicle crash at Manildra on Henry Parkes Way

ACCIDENT: The driver of a vehicle has died following a fatal crash at Manildra on Saturday afternoon. FILE PHOTO
ACCIDENT: The driver of a vehicle has died following a fatal crash at Manildra on Saturday afternoon. FILE PHOTO

A 72-year-old man has died in a single-vehicle crash on Henry Parkes Way at Manildra on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services responded to the crash five kilometres east of the Old Orange Road just before 4pm.

Police have been told a Honda Civic was travelling west when it veered off the road and crashed into a tree.

The driver was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at the scene.

Traffic was affected in both directions and the Crash Investigation Unit is looking into the circumstances of the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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