One person has been killed in a Christmas Day road tragedy in WA’s Great Southern. Emergency services were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Albany Highway north of Kendenup just after 11am. It is understood the vehicle was travelling south when it left the highway and rolled into bushes near Shelderton Road. The RAC rescue helicopter was requested after initial reports someone was trapped in the wreckage with serious injuries. However, the rescue helicopter was stood down a short time later. The driver involved in the crash, the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene. Volunteer firefighters and police officers managed traffic on the highway, with police frustrated by some motorists who failed to drive slowly and safely through the area. The crash takes the 2021 road toll to 26 for the Great Southern Police District, above the district’s five-year average of 19. Major Crash officers are investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.