61 year old dead on Peak Downs Highway

The Eton range area has claimed another life.

Today there were sirens and noise heading towards to the accident site this morning but unfortunately the news was terrible.

The Police said in part a 61-year-old man has died following a single vehicle traffic crash on the Peak Downs Highway at Eton, west of Mackay this morning.

Initial inquiries indicate around 7am, a truck carrying water left the roadway, crashed into a fence and overturned.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was declared deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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