A 22-year-old Mudgee man has died in a ute crash on Blue Springs Road on Friday night. Emergency services were called to the scene at Stubbo, about 9.45pm on Friday night.
They found the ute, carrying two males had left the road, over-turned and went down the embrankment.
The driver of the vehicle sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The 22-year-old passenger, also from Mudgee, was able to get out of the vehicle before police arrived. He only suffered from minor injuries.
Police are investigating the cause of the accident and have spoken to a number of winesses. A report will also be prepared for the coroner.
Orana Mid Western Police District inspector Dan Skelly said a young life had been taken.
“We are still not sure what caused the accident but we appeal to all drivers to take responsibility for their driving, slow down, don't take risks, wear your seatbelt, have a plan B, and leave your phone alone. We want people to survive the drive, for their sake and ours".