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The Queensland Police forensic crash unit is investigating after a pedestrian died at Burleigh Heads overnight (November 20).

Preliminary investigations indicate that the man was walking along Reedy Creek Rd near Mattocks Road at around 11pm when he was struck by a utility which had been travelling east.

Photo Queensland Police Service Facebook.

The pedestrian, a 41-year-old Nerang man, died at the scene.

The driver of the ute, a 30-year-old Burleigh Waters man, is assisting police with inquiries. A motorvehicle has been seized for forensic examination.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision from the area is urged to contact police.

A report will be prepared for the coroner. Investigations are continuing.


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