Man dies in Central Queensland after ute washed off Gregory Highway by floodwaters

Man dies in Central Queensland after ute washed off Gregory Highway by floodwaters

Man dies in Central Queensland after ute washed off Gregory Highway by floodwaters A man has died in Central Queensland floodwaters after his ute was washed off the Gregory Highway. A member of the public discovered the car just after 7:00am in Hibernia, west of Rockhampton, and alerted police. Officers and emergency services are working to retrieve the ute but officials said the recovery may take some time due to the location and poor weather. "The male driver and sole occupant of the vehicle has been located deceased," a spokesperson said in a statement. The Forensic Crash Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. The region has received significant falls, with flash flooding overnight. Up to 270 millimetres have been recorded in the past 48 hours, with the catchment …
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