Man dies in truck crash near Dunedoo

UPDATE | A man died after a truck roll-over in Dunedoo on Sunday afternoon.

Police said a fuel tanker was travelling on the Golden Highway in Dunedoo when it left the road and struck a tree around 3.30pm.

Emergency services attended and located the truck, which was engulfed in flames.

The male driver and sole occupant died at the scene.

Police will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

EARLIER | The Golden Highway is closed in both directions east of Dunedoo due to a serious truck crash and fire near Fairfield Lane.

Eastbound traffic is being diverted via Black Stump Way and Vinegaroy Road to rejoin the highway, Live Traffic NSW reports on its website on Sunday afternoon.

Westbound traffic is being diverted via Vinegaroy Road and Black Stump Way.

The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.

Emergency services and the Roads and Maritime Services are at the scene.

Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time.