A critical incident investigation is underway following a fatal crash in the state's Central West.
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About 2.30pm on Saturday, officers attached to Central West Police District attempted to stop a Nissan Navara on the Newell Highway at Forbes.
A pursuit was initiated after the vehicle failed to stop; however, a short time later the Nissan was involved in a crash with a truck.
The driver died at the scene. He hasn't been formally identified but is believed to be a 49-year-old man.
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The truck driver wasn't injured but was taken to hospital to undergo mandatory testing.
A critical incident team comprised of officers from Chifley Police District will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.
That investigation will be subject to independent review.
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