Fatal crash on Gocup Road

Fatal crash on Gocup Road

An elderly woman has died in a single-vehicle accident on the Gocup Road.
An elderly woman has died in a single-vehicle accident on the Gocup Road.

An 81-year-old Gundagai woman died in a single vehicle crash on the Gocup Road this morning.

The deceased woman was found in her Toyota sedan 10km north of Tumut by a passing motorist at about 7.30am.

Tumut detectives said the woman was travelling towards Tumut when the vehicle veered to the incorrect side of the road, travelled up an embankment and collided with trees.

Forensic officers are at the scene and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

One lane of the Gocup Road was closed to traffic, but has since been reopened.