Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Childers

Police are investigating a single vehicle traffic crash about 15km west of Childers at Kullogum last night.

Preliminary inquiries indicate about 9.30pm a Ford Falcon was travelling west on the Isis Highway when the vehicle has hit a horse on the road before hitting a tree.

The driver, a 73-year-old Gatton man who was the only occupant of the car, died at the scene.

The horse also died.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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