Police investigate double fatality road crash in Capel

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POLICE are investigating a double fatality on the Bussell Highway in Capel after a Toyota Hilux crashed into the Gynudup Brook yesterday.

The driver of the Hiluz was travelling north at 6.30am yesterday when he lost control and crashed through the bridge guard rail as he was driving over the brook.

The car continued before coming to a stop in the brook below.

The driver, a 43-year-old man from Australind, and his passenger, a man in his 30s, both died at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the crash, or the car beforehand, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online.