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Man killed in overnight Moorleah crash

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Police are investigating a single vehicle crash in Moorleah last night which sadly resulted in the death of a 62-year-old man.

Shortly before midnight Emergency Services attended a single vehicle crash on Preolenna Road, around 1 kilometre south of the Pages Road intersection.

Initial investigations indicate the Grey Toyota Hilux travelled onto the incorrect side of the road and collided with a concrete fence post and tree.

The male driver and sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene.

Police believe the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, however they say a full investigation is being conducted and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or a Grey Toyota Hilux travelling in the area prior to the crash is asked to contact Wynyard Police on 131444.