Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Mount Surprise

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic crash at Mount Surprise in Far North Queensland this morning.

Initial investigations indicate a utility was travelling west along Gulf Development Road at The Junction when the driver lost control and overturned into a ditch in the early hours.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 22-year-old man from Mount Surprise, was located deceased at the scene around 3:45am.

Investigators from the Forensic Crash Unit are appealing for anyone who saw the Toyota Landcruiser on Gulf Development Road to come forward.

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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