A woman was found dead and alone in the passenger seat of a crashed car on a remote Goldfields road yesterday afternoon.
Passers by, including a tourist bus driver, reported seeing the car off Great Central Road after 3.45pm and believed it had hit a tree.
The car reportedly had numerous passengers who left before police arrived. It is believed those in the car were from Warburton.
A bus driver reportedly offered the occupants refreshments before informing Laverton police.
The car was about 35km from Tjukayirla Roadhouse, about 300km North-East of Laverton.
Officers arrived about 6pm to discover the car empty apart from the dead woman.
Laverton police are expected to be joined by major crash investigators today to try and determine the cause of the crash.Great Central Road is closed to traffic from the Tjukayirla Roadhouse and 50km east of the roadhouse.
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