Thursday, May 25, 2023
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident which occurred on Saturday, 20 May, near Clairview.
At 6.45am police were called to the scene following reports a man had been struck by a truck on the Bruce Highway. Queensland Ambulance reported that the incident occurred near the Brandybottle Camping and Recreation Reserve.
A police spokesperson said in a statement that a 40-year-old suffered serious injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Anyone who passed through the area at the time who may have relevant dashcam footage is asked to contact police.
The highway was closed from 8.30am until 11.15am while emergency services responded.