Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds killed in car accident

Former Australian cricket star Andrew Symonds died in a single-vehicle car crash in North Queensland, said the police.

The versatile former Test cricketer was killed in Saturday night’s crash outside Townsville, where he was living in retirement.

Police said the 46-year-old was driving on Hervey Range Road near Alice River Bridge shortly after 11 p.m. when his car left the road and rolled away.

Rescuers tried to revive him, but he died at the scene.

Townsville Acting Inspector Gavin Oates said the cause of the crash was not known.

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Another great Australian cricketer, Shane Warne (pictured with Symonds), died in March.(Getty Images: Hamish Blair)

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