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Deadly Crash West Of Rockhampton

UPDATE | An accident which claimed the life of a man several hours west of Rockhampton, has also now claimed the life of a woman in the car.  

The 19-year-old girl, a passenger in the ute which crashed at Capella, 22km north of Emerald on Monday night, has died in hospital.  

EARLIER | A man has been killed and a woman is fighting for life after they were involved in a crash several hours west of Rockhampton overnight.  

Around 11:00PM a ute travelling on the Gregory Highway was involved in a single vehicle crash at Capella, 22km north of Emerald.

Both occupants were ejected from the vehicle.

The man died from his injuries. The woman was flown to Brisbane in a critical condition.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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