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Woman found dead off Qld highway

A woman has been found dead near a car parked suspiciously off a Gold Coast highway.

The car was found on the shoulder of the Pacific Motorway at Coomera and was damaged, prompting a police search of the area.

The 32-year-old woman's body was found nearby. Her cause of death remains unclear.

The male driver of the car, 31, has been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment. It is not clear if he was inside or outside the vehicle.

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