Man found dead following Cooktown car crash



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A 56-year-old man from Rossville has been found dead following a single vehicle crash in Cooktown.

Police believe the car crashed sometime on Saturday night but was not found until Sunday afternoon. 

Police were called to the scene of the crash at about 2.40pm where the man was found deceased in his car.

Reports to police say the car had crashed on the Mulligan Highway, approximately one kilometre south of the Annan River Bridge.

It is unclear what caused the crash and investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are ongoing. 

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