Man dies in single vehicle crash at Nelsons Plains

A man has died in a single vehicle crash at Nelsons Plains in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police said the Toyota ute appeared to have left the road and hit a power pole, near the intersection of Seaham Road and Noongah Road, about 2.20am.

Emergency crews attended after nearby residents reported the sound of a loud impact.

Police said the vehicle was heavily damaged and it appeared the lone male occupant died on impact.

The recovery operation took several hours.

Investigators are continuing their inquiries and are attempting to formally identify the man.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner outlining the full circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

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