First victim of horror triple-fatal crash identified

 

One of the victims of a horror crash on the Gold Coast that left three people dead has been identified as tributes flow.

He has been named as Bryton Thompson, of Loganlea.

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Mr Thompson, 21, was among three people killed in the tragedy on Rifle Range Rd at Upper Coomera about 6pm On Sunday.

His friends have taken to Facebook to express their shock and grief.

Bryton Thompson, of Loganlea, as among three people killed in the tragedy on Rifle Range Rd at Upper Coomera about 6pm on Sunday.
Bryton Thompson, of Loganlea, as among three people killed in the tragedy on Rifle Range Rd at Upper Coomera about 6pm on Sunday.


"Losing a workmate is like losing family," friend Billy McKinnon posted.

"The terrible news I received late last night of a young bloke who works for me passing away in a car wreck will be forever in my mind.

"It's always the the good people who are taken from us way too soon. Rest In Peace Bryton Thompson you'll be missed severely mate."

Flowers at the scene of the triple-fatal crash. Picture: Greg Stolz
Flowers at the scene of the triple-fatal crash. Picture: Greg Stolz


Another friend, Ryan Jamieson, posted: "Rest in peace brother, you were such a kind and generous soul that was taken way too early, I will always remember you brother. Much love homie. Untill we meet again. Gone but never forgotten Bryton Thompson."

The aftermath of a horrific crash on the Gold Coast that claimed the lives of three people. Picture: the Today Show
The aftermath of a horrific crash on the Gold Coast that claimed the lives of three people. Picture: the Today Show


Mr Thompson's Facebook profile says he was in a long-term relationship but his partner was not involved in the crash.

Police have said the other two victims were a 21-year-old man from Pimpama and a 17-year-old girl from Loganlea.

Originally published as First victim of horror triple-fatal crash identified


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