Man, 27, charged with murder after alleged road rage incident at South West Rocks



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NSW Police have a charged a man with murder on the state’s North Coast.Source:News Regional Media

A man is facing court on Thursday charged with murder after the death of a man during an alleged road rage assault on the NSW North Coast overnight.

Just before 7pm on Wednesday, emergency services were called to Albert Harrower Crescent at South West Rocks following reports a man had been assaulted.

A 61-year-old man was located near the roadway with serious head injuries.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated him at the scene before he was flown to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

The man later died at the hospital.

A crime scene was established and specialist forensic police examined it while officers from Mid North Coast Police District launched an investigation.

A 27-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Kempsey police station and charged with murder.

He was refused bail to appear before Port Macquarie Local Court on Thursday.

The investigation is ongoing.

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