Police seek witnesses: Possible hit and run bicycle crash at Tully

Police appealing for any witnesses to the movements of a 20-year-old man who was located deceased next to the Bruce Highway at Tully this morning to please come forward.

Vision obtained from a local service station at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Butler St shows the man leaving the business at 10.30pm on December 2 on his bicycle.

Police believe it may be possible the man was struck by a vehicle on his way home, which is located just north of the service station.

At 11.45am today (December 3), a truck driver located the man’s body in a culvert on the side of the Bruce Highway and notified authorities.

Investigations are underway to determine the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have noticed the man (depicted in the vison) in the area at the time to contact them.

He was wearing blue jeans, a black long-sleeved shirt, grey sneakers, a blue baseball cap and a blue backpack.

Additionally, anyone with dashcam vision of the area between 10.30pm and 11.45am is asked to make contact.

Investigations are ongoing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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