Police update 3: Fatal vehicle and pedestrian incident, Barron

Police have charged a 35-year-old Caravonica man following investigations into a traffic crash at Barron on January 22.

Police will allege at around 5.25pm, a 49-year-old man was walking along the side of Lower Freshwater Road when he was struck by a Nissan Navara driven by the Caravonica man.

The 49-year-old later died as a result of his injuries.

The 35-year-old was charged today with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and driving under the influence of liquor. He is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on June 15.

Previous media release: https://mypolice.page.link/Q4NX

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