A man has died after a single-vehicle crash in the state’s Hunter region today.

About 10.35am (Friday 22 May 2020), emergency services were called to John Renshaw Drive, Buchanan, after an Isuzu utility left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The driver and sole occupant, a 61-year-old man, was found trapped in the vehicle before being released a short time later.

Emergency services attempted to revive the man, however he died at the scene.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.