Man hit and killed by truck at Sunnybank

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was killed by a truck at Sunnybank in the early hours of Monday.

Initial investigations indicate that at about 2am, a man standing on Beenleigh Road came in contact with a dark coloured sedan that was travelling east.

Police said the man did not appear to suffer any injuries, however was struck by a truck a short time later and died at the scene.


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Detectives are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

In particular, they would like to speak with the driver of the dark coloured sedan who witnessed the actions of the man prior to being struck by the truck.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services can offer counselling and support:
Lifeline 13 11 14
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Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
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Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
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MensLine Australia 1300 789 978
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Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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