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Man, 21, dies after being struck by ute near Toowoomba


A 21-year-old Newtown man has died after a multi-vehicle crash near Toowoomba this morning.

Initial investigations indicate at approximately 6.20am a truck and 4WD have collided on the Gore Highway near Broxburn Road, Broxburn.

The 4WD’s driver, a 21-year-old man, exited the vehicle when he was then struck by a ute.

He suffered critical injuries and died at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 54-year-old man, was not physically injured.

The driver of the ute, a 55-year-old man, was taken to hospital for assessment.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage in the area at the time is urged to contact police.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances of the crash.


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