Driver who hit and killed cyclist charged with drug driving

A DRIVER who hit and killed a cyclist at Caloundra, north of Brisbane last month has been charged after it was revealed he was allegedly high on drugs at the time.

The 43-year-old man’s ute collided with a bicycle on Caloundra Rd around 6am on November 5.

The cyclist, 44-year-old Cameron Frewer from Little Mountain, could not be saved and died at the scene.


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Following investigations, officers from the Forensic Crash Unit today charged the 43-year-old Warana man with one count each of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death and drug driving.

He is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on January 14.

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Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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