Police are investigating a two vehicle, fatal traffic crash that occurred north of Tully overnight.
Just after midnight, a truck carrying sugar cane and a sedan collided on the Bruce Highway at Feluga and ignited.
The drivers of both vehicles were declared deceased at the scene.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the cause of the crash and is urging any witnesses in the area at the time to please contact them.
Both lanes of the highway remained closed on Sunday morning and diversions through Mission Beach were expected to be in place until approximately midday.
The accident is the third fatal traffic crash to have occurred in north Queensland in the past week.