Police have confirmed there has been a fatality in a single vehicle collision on Iluka Rd.
Police have confirmed there has been a fatality in a single vehicle collision on Iluka Rd. Paul Donaldson

One confirmed dead in crash north of Grafton

THE Clarence Valley's horror start to the year on local roads has continued, after one person died in a single-vehicle collision on Iluka Rd this afternoon.

Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command duty officer Inspector Jo Reid said emergency services were called to Iluka Road at Woombah, about 60 kilometres north of Grafton, just before 3.30pm following reports a Volkswagen Amarok left the roadway and hit a tree.

The driver, and sole occupant, a 66-year-old man, died at the scene.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

This is the second fatality on Clarence Valley roads in the first two weeks of 2018, after 75-year-old Copmanhurst man Bill Twigg died in a single-vehicle crash on Clarence Way outside Copmanhurst on New Year's Day.
 



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