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The identity of a passenger who tragically died in a high-speed car rollover on the South Gippsland Highway in Tooradin, Victoria, remains a mystery.

Tooradin Crash Overview
Three men were traveling in a silver 2009 Jeep Wrangler when it veered off the highway and rolled near Baxter-Tooradin Road on Saturday night. The driver and one passenger survived with serious injuries, but the third occupant was killed.

Mystery Passenger and Identification Appeal
Police have released details about the deceased passenger’s appearance and belongings in an effort to identify him. He is described as having dark skin, a shaved head, and a distinctive eagle tattoo on his left arm. He was also wearing a red, yellow, and black beaded wristband at the time of the Tooradin crash.

Tooradin Crash Investigation
Investigators believe the Jeep was traveling at high speed when it lost control, ploughed through a guardrail, and landed in a ditch nearly 100 meters away. Police are investigating alcohol as a potential factor in the crash.

The Tooradin crash is a stark reminder of the dangers of reckless driving. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the deceased passenger or the incident to come forward.

Further Information
This article is based on reporting from 7NEWS. For further updates on the Tooradin crash investigation, please consult official sources such as the Victoria Police.