A motorcyclist has died after a two vehicle crash near Stroud on Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the Bucketts Way, north of Stroud about 5.30pm Tuesday, following reports of a crash.
The 44-year-old male motorcycle rider died at the scene.
Initial investigations suggested the motorcycle attempted to overtake a truck before it collided with an oncoming Toyota Hilux.
The 61-year old male driver of the Hilux was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to John Hunter Hospital with leg injuries.
Port Stephens Local Area Command police have launched an investigation into the incident.
A crime scene was established which was examined by specialist forensic officers.
A report will be prepared for the coroner outlining the full circumstances surrounding the crash.
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