Missing man found dead in crashed car

A MAN reported missing from a town near the Sunshine Coast has been found dead in his car.

The 54-year-old man was reported missing from Kilkivan, near Gympie, on Sunday afternoon.

His car was found crashed down an embankment on the side of the Wide Bay Highway at Kinbombi, 18km away, shortly before 3pm on Thursday.


Sadly, police confirmed the man was found dead inside the vehicle.

The crash is believed to have occurred sometime on Sunday afternoon or evening.

Initial investigations suggest the man lost control of his car on a sweeping left-hand bend.

Police are investigating if the man suffered a medical episode behind the wheel.

Investigations are continuing.

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