Police are investigating an alleged assault of a young girl in Margate.
Police are investigating an alleged assault of a young girl in Margate.

Man, 41, dies after being found near motorcycle

A 41-YEAR-OLD man is dead after he was found unconscious near a motorbike by an off duty police officer.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the fatal single vehicle traffic crash at Derragun in Townsville overnight.

Police and emergency services were called to the Bruce Highway at 10.40pm.

The off duty officer commenced CPR but the 41-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.

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The death is one of at least four overnight on Australian roads.

Three people died after a head-on collision near Canberra overnight.