Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Epsom, near Mackay

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal single vehicle traffic crash at Epsom today (January 8).

Initial investigations indicate a truck lost control as it was travelling along the Peak Downs Highway and rolled into the embankment around 12:20pm.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 39- year-old Richmond man, suffered life threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating and anyone who may have information or witnessed the crash is urged to come forward.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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