There's been a fatality on our roads near Maitland overnight.
A woman lost control of her car and crashed into a tree on Windermere Road at Lochinvar at around 7:30pm.
Emergency services tried to revive her but sadly the 47-year-old from Windermere passed away at the scene.
A report is being prepared for the coroner.
Anyone who saw what happened is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.