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A man in his twenties has died and four others were taken to the Tweed Hospital following a single-vehicle accident at Banora Point early Sunday morning.

Police report the crash happened on Terranora Road  about 1.30am Sunday (June 15), when a Toyota Hilux 4WD travelling west hit an embankment and rolled onto its roof.

Five people were in the vehicle at the time; one of the passengers – believed to have been travelling in the back – died at the scene.

The remaining four men were taken to Tweed Heads Hospital with minor injuries.

All five men are believed to be aged in their 20s and from the Tweed Heads area.

Terranora Road at Banora Point was closed for more than six hours as officers from the Crash Investigation Unit examined the scene.

Police are vappealing for any witnesses to the crash to contact Tweed Heads Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.


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