FATAL CRASH: The scene of a tragic accident in Gympie Saturday afternoon where a Cooran man, 40, lost his life.
FATAL CRASH: The scene of a tragic accident in Gympie Saturday afternoon where a Cooran man, 40, lost his life. Tom Daunt

Details emerge on victim in Gympie's horror crash

POLICE have revealed the person killed in Saturday's two-vehicle smash on the Bruce Hwy, Gympie, was a 40-year-old man from Cooran.

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating, police say.

They say preliminary information suggests the collision was head-on and occurred just south of the Hall Rd intersection around 1.15pm.

EARLIER: Horrific scene as driver killed in Gympie crash

"The driver and sole occupant of one of the vehicles, a 40-year-old Cooran man, died at the scene," according to an official statement.

A 55-year-old Deception Bay man, the driver and sole occupant of the other vehicle, received minor injuries and was transported to Gympie Hospital.

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