The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating after a woman died in a two-vehicle crash in Mareeba this morning (July 28).
Initial investigations indicate around 6.15am, two four-wheel-drives travelling in opposite directions collided on the Kennedy Highway just north of the Gallo Drive intersection.
The 39-year-old Tinaroo woman who was the driver and sole occupant of one vehicle was declared deceased at the scene.
The 56-year-old male driver of the other vehicle from Mareeba was taken to Cairns Hospital with serious injuries.
Traffic diversions were in place throughout the day.
Anyone with dashcam vision of the incident or further information to urged to contact police.