Woman, 51, found dead on New England Highway

UPDATE: A woman found dead in the middle of the New England Highway at Yarraman was aged 51. 

However a Queensland Police Service spokeswoman could not yet say where the woman was from. 

The woman's body was discovered just before midnight near the intersection of Tarong Yarraman Rd. 

Investigations are continuing. 

EARLIER: Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating after a woman was found deceased on a road at Yarraman overnight.

Police were called to the New England Highway near the intersection of Tarong Yarraman Road at 11.40pm.

On arrival they found a woman deceased in the middle of the road.

Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the New England Highway between 11pm and 11.40pm to contact police.

Police also urge anyone with relevant dash cam vision to contact police.

It is believed the woman was on the road and has been struck by a passing vehicle.

Investigations are continuing. 


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