A man has died and another is under police guard in hospital after an incident near Kempsey on NSW's Mid North Coast.
Police investigating reports of a stabbing found a 54-year-old man dead at a home on Pipers Creek Road, Dondingalong, at 9.15pm on Friday.
Half an hour later, emergency services were called to a single vehicle crash nearby on the same road.
A man, believed to be aged about 40, was pulled from the vehicle. He was taken to hospital under police guard for the treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
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