A report will be prepared for the Coroner following a fatal single vehicle crash near Byron Bay yesterday (Saturday 5 April).

About 10.20am a white Daihatsu Applause was travelling north on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah about 600m north of Greys Lane, when it left the roadway and crashed, coming to a stop in a paddock.

The 57-year-old male driver died at the scene. He was the only occupant.

Police from Brunswick Heads and ambulance officers attended the location and a crime scene was established and inquiries into the incident are continuing.