17-year-old killed in crash at Kaperra

A MAN has died following a single vehicle traffic crash in Kaperra earlier this morning.

Initial information suggests that at around 12.40am, a vehicle that was travelling on Settlement Road left the road a struck a tree.

Earlier, police attempted to intercept the vehicle around 12.30am on Samford Road but have pulled over to the side of the road when the vehicle failed to stop.

A 17-year old Ashgrove man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Ethical Standards Command have been advised, and the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Topics:  crash fatality

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