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.


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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