A teenager has been killed in a single vehicle crash in the Southern Tableland in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called to Grabben Gullen Road in Crookwell shortly after 4am, following reports of the accident.

It is believed the 16-year-old male driver was travelling westbound in a Ford ute when the vehicle left the road and hit a large tree.

The teen was found by emergency services beside the vehicle, and appears to have died at the scene.

The crash is being investigated by Goulburn police, who are calling for anyone with further information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website