A teenage boy has did after crashing his trail bike into a power pole near Inverell.
Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following the death of the 16-year-old boy on Monday.
The boy had been riding his trailbike north along a dirt track that runs parallel to Borthwick Street, Inverell.
At the intersection of Borthwick Street and Eugene Street the rider crashed into a power pole and suffered critical injuries.
Officers from New England Police District commenced CPR until the arrival of paramedics.
The boy was taken to Inverell Hospital but was unable to be revived.
An investigation is now underway.