Josh Yates is remembered as a typical Aussie bloke who
Josh Yates is remembered as a typical Aussie bloke who "loved a laugh".

’Amazing manager’ killed in crash loved a laugh

A typical Aussie bloke killed in a car crash has left behind a tight-knit team of work mates who were shattered to learn he wasn't coming in on Monday morning.

Josh Yates died on Sunday night after his V8 ute crashed into a power pole in Buderim about 6pm.

The 26-year-old Hungry Jacks manager is being remembered by his colleagues as a "typical Aussie bloke" who liked getting out in nature.

"He loved a laugh and he loved adventure," Mr Yates's direct boss Peter Ware said.

"He will be missed by everyone who he came across."

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Mr Ware said Mr Yates had transferred from Sunnybank to the Sunshine Plaza fast food restaurant where they became friends.

 

Josh Yates is remembered as a typical Aussie bloke who
Josh Yates is remembered as a typical Aussie bloke who "loved a laugh".

Tributes have begun flowing on social media where one friend wrote "RIP buddy you are already being sorely missed".

Another wrote, "You were still young, a great guy (and) an amazing manager and we will all miss you so much".

Police said Mr Yates lost control on the wet road when driving through a roundabout.

"It was raining very heavily at the time, given the weather conditions here on the Coast yesterday," Sunshine Coast Forensic Crash Unit officer-in-charge Sergeant Sherryn Klump said.

Mr Yates was the sole occupant of the car during the crash on Golf Links Rd and no one else was injured.



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