Mareeba man killed after being hit by truck on remote highway

Police said around 1:10 p.m. Thursday the man was struck by a truck at a construction site on Burke Development Rd, northwest of Chillagoe. The 50-year-old man from Mareeba was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigations by police and occupational health and safety officers are continuing and a report will be prepared for the coroner. auTwitter follow Peter Carruthers

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