Fatal traffic incident, Bangalee

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating after a man died in a traffic incident near Yeppoon late this afternoon.

Initial inquiries indicate about 5.15pm a vehicle was towing another vehicle on the beach near Hinz Avenue when the towing strap has given way and struck the man who was driving the lead vehicle.

The 26-year-old Yeppoon man died at the scene.

No one else was injured in the incident.

Investigations are continuing.

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