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Female victim in car, semi crash identified

THE name of the woman who died when the car she was driving and a B-double semi-trailer collided on the Warrego Hwy on Tuesday has been released.

She was Leanne Zabel, 41, of Plainland.

Police said the crash occurred on the eastbound lanes of the highway near Plainland about 5.10pm.

The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service said the semi caught fire after the collision and Ms Zabel and a passenger were trapped.

Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a 15-year-old boy to hospital in Brisbane.

Topics:  fatal collision, warrego hwy




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