Police lay murder charge at Pioneer

Police have charged a man with murder after a 13-year-old girl was fatally struck by a vehicle in Pioneer early this morning.

It will be alleged at around 2am there was a large disturbance involving multiple people on Delacour Drive.

It is further alleged a man drove a vehicle directly into the crowd of people and struck a 13-year-old girl.

She suffered significant head injuries and died at the scene.

The alleged driver of the vehicle, a 52-year-old Pioneer man, has since been charged with murder.

He is due to appear in Mount Isa Magistrates Court on Monday, August 8.

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