Fraser Coast pay tribute to beautiful woman killed in crash

TRAGEDY: Bundaberg nurse Melanie Robinson was killed in a fatal crash on the Bruce Hwy near Howard on February 4, 2016. Photo Facebook
TRAGEDY: Bundaberg nurse Melanie Robinson was killed in a fatal crash on the Bruce Hwy near Howard on February 4, 2016. Photo Facebook Facebook

THE Fraser Coast and Bundaberg communities have shared tributes overnight for a 29-year-old Bundaberg woman killed in a crash on the Bruce Highway. 

Midwife Melanie Robinson (nee Knott) was killed Thursday morning when her black SUV collided head-on with a B-double truck north of Howard at about 5.40am.

The highway was closed for almost eight hours as emergency services cleared the remains of both vehicles and spilled diesel fuel from the stretch of road. 



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"Very very sad :( We don't know her, but this is another beautiful person taken

from us all! Condolences to her family and friends.....x" 
- Tania Barrett

"These situations are the reason why I find it so hard to believe in the term 'everything happens for a reason' What a tragic loss of such an incredibly beautiful lady, may she rest in paradise.."

- Skye Duncan


"So very sad - my condolences to Melanie's family & friends, and strength

to the emergency services staff who attended this tragedy. R.I.P. Melanie."
- Jude Travers Jackson


"So very, very sad  deepest sympathy to her family... She looks like a delightfully, beautiful soul xoxo"

- Beccy Davis


"Deepest sympathy to family friends."
- Anna Jakab


"RIP tragic, my condolences to her family and friends. no words can explain how much sadness this brings to myself and others, I did not know her personally, but I have two daughters of my own. One who will be the same age soon."

- Lesley Ishere


"Prayers and thoughts for her family and friends."

-Sue Barben


"Deepest sympathy to all family and friends what a tragic accident such

a beautiful person taken too soon."
-Jan Davis


"Oh the poor bugger. Feeling for the poor family and friends. Fly high beautiful."
- Casey N Trent Hughes 


"Tragic loss - RIP - thoughts are with the family xx"
-Sandy Taylor


"How very sad Deepest Sympathy to all her family and Friends."
-Flo Holmes 

"So very sad news! Rip, deep condolences to all of her family & friends."
Christal Leigh


"Prayers and thoughts to the family and friends."
Rebecca Preston


"This is down the road from where we live.

We dont know her but still tragic to hear.... rip."
-Michelle Foster


"My thoughts are with the family on there recent loss, RIP beautiful lady."
- Ann Lewis


"Very very sad. R I P Melanie."
- Deanne Wetherell


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Topics:  bruce highway crash fatal fraser coast howard

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