Country town in mourning after death of 17-year-old

A TEENAGE girl has died after she lost control of her car and hit a tree near Manjimup yesterday.

The 17-year-old from Bridgetown was driving a Toyota Camry sedan north along Balbarrup Road in Dingup at around 3.35pm.

Police believe she lost control of the vehicle before striking a fallen tree branch and a tree.

She was conveyed to Warren District Hospital but died a short time later.

Police are investigating the accident.