Man, 75, killed in car crash in NSW Hunter

An elderly man has died in a car crash in the NSW Hunter region.

The 75-year-old Singleton man was killed on Thursday afternoon after his car collided with a ute at the intersection of the New England Highway and Racecourse Lane at Whittingham.

Emergency workers were called about 5.45pm. The elderly man died at the scene, while the 42-year-old male ute driver was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.