TWO young men aged in their 20s have been killed in a horrific single vehicle crash north of the Sunshine Coast.
It happened on Harvey Siding Rd at Curra, near Gympie, just after 7pm last night.
Police said the men’s Mazda dual-cab ute veered off the road and smashed side-on into a tree at extreme speed after the driver lost control on a bend in the road.
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The impact was so great, the utility folded around the trunk of the tree, killing the driver and front seat passenger instantly.
Wide Bay Forensic Crash Unit officer-in-charge Sergeant Steve Webb said early investigations indicated speed was a factor in the crash.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
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