Mapleton man, 20, dies as car hits pole at Maleny

A 20-YEAR-OLD Mapleton man died last night when the vehicle he was travelling in crashed into a power pole on Maleny Stanely River Rd, at Maleny, about 7.20pm.

The man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene, on Maleny Stanely River Rd.

The driver, a 20-year-old man from Booroobin, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Nambour General Hospital.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.