Fatal traffic crash in Marcoola, QLD

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Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating after a man died from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash this afternoon in Marcoola, Queensland Police say.

Preliminary inquiries indicate around 1pm a motorcycle was travelling north on the Sunshine Coast Motorway just north of the airport exit, when the rider has lost control and fallen from the bike.

A 45-year-old Burpengary man died at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital a short time later.

Investigations are continuing.