Man charged with killing woman in horror NSW crash

A man has been charged over the death of a woman who was killed in a horror motorcycle crash in Central West NSW earlier this year.

The 31-year-old woman was a pillion passenger on a motorcycle which crashed on Short Street in Cowra on Saturday morning, 20 February.

She suffered critical head injuries and was rushed to Canberra Hospital where, sadly, she died two days later.


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The 30-year-old man who was riding the motorcycle suffered injuries to his legs, arms and feet.

He was taken to Cowra District Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Following an investigation, the man was arrested in Parker Street, Cootamundra, yesterday.

He was taken to Cootamundra Police Station and charged with dangerous driving occasioning death- drive under influence, negligent driving occasioning death, and unlicensed driver – never held.