Police are investigating the cause of a fatal car crash near Cootamundra overnight. Police say a vehicle was travelling on Muttama Road, Muttama, when it left the road and hit a tree at about 12.15am on Friday, February 23. According to police after the impact with the tree, the car caught fire. The Rural Fire Service were called out to a car on fire and police attended to find the vehicle totally alight. The driver and sole occupant, believed to be an 18-year-old man, died at the scene.