VIDEO: Man killed in Bruce Hwy truck crash near Calliope

A MAN has been killed in a truck crash on the Bruce Highway north of Calliope.

Police are investigating the single vehicle traffic crash that occurred just after 8.15pm on Thursday.

Initial investigations suggest a prime mover towing a trailer jacknifed and travelled off the highway.

A man believed to be in his 40s suffered serious head and chest injuries, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck was registered to a company in Brisbane. It's believed the truck driver was from Rockhampton.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating and officers are at the scene this morning.

The truck will be removed from the site and taken for mechanical inspection.

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