Palmwoods man dies in tip-truck crash

The scene of a fatal truck rollover at Kiel Mountain Rd, Woombye, this evening.
The scene of a fatal truck rollover at Kiel Mountain Rd, Woombye, this evening. Warren

A MAN has been killed after a truck overturned on Kiel Mountain Rd, Woombye, just after 6.15pm Tuesday.

Emergency services were called to a single-vehicle crash involving a tip-truck carrying a mini excavator.

It is believed the 36-year-old Palmwoods man, was thrown from the vehicle in the crash, which happened opposite Kentish Rd, near the Bruce Highway overpass.

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Police said it appeared the driver lost control of the truck negotiating a bend before running off the road and colliding with the guardrail and trees. 

The Palmwoods man died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating and a report will be prepared for the coroner. 

Topics:  crash dead fatal truck woombye

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