Dubbo woman dies in Hunter Valley crash

A Dubbo woman died and her four children were injured after a crash in the Hunter Valley.

About 5.45pm Friday, a Toyota Kluger being driven by 49-year-old Karen Ramirez was travelling south on the Golden Highway, Sandy Hollow, west of Denman, when the vehicle left the roadway while negotiating a right hand bend.

The car collided with a large fence post before rolling and hitting a telegraph pole.

The driver died at the scene. Four child passengers, including twin girls aged 15, another girl aged 5, and a 12-year-old boy, were all taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

Police from Hunter Valley Local Area Command attended and conducted inquiries.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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