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Fatal crash at Deeral


A fatal crash near Gordonvale has claimed the life of a 61-year-old man.

Police believe around 5pm yesterday, the man lost control of his 4WD on the Bruce Highway at Deeral and rolled on an embankment.

Paramedics and the rescue helicopter were called, but the man died at the scene.

The Bruce Highway was closed in both directions for several hours.