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FATAL CRASH AT BOOKPURNONG

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A 19 year old Riverland man has died, following a fatal road crash last night at Bookpurnong.

Just after 9.30pm last night Riverland police were called to Bookpurnong near Stanitzki Road after a car crashed into a tree and burst into flames on impact.

The man was the sole occupant of the car and died at the scene.

Investigations into what caused the crash will continue, with investigators from major crash examining the crash scene last night.

The road was closed overnight however re-opened this morning.

This man's death takes the state's road toll to 80, compared to 52 at the same time last year.