Police probe sudden death in Hibernia

A man has died after the vehicle he was travelling in was located submerged in flood waters at Hibernia near Emerald.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene just off the Gregory Highway around 7.10am after a ute was discovered in a creek.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was located deceased inside. He has yet to be formally identified.

The Forensic Crash Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident, as the cause remains unknown.

Anyone who may have seen a white Toyota Landcruiser utility travelling along the Gregory Highway overnight in the vicinity is urged to come forward.

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