Murder Charge After Girl, 13, Hit by Car

By AAP
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Australian Associated Press is an Australian news agency.
August 6, 2022 Updated: August 7, 2022

A man has been charged with murder after a 13-year-old girl was fatally struck by a car in northwest Queensland.

Police say multiple people were allegedly involved in a large disturbance on a Mount Isa street about 2am on Saturday.

“It is further alleged a man drove a vehicle directly into the crowd of people and struck a 13-year-old girl,” Queensland Police said in a statement.

The girl suffered head injuries and died at the scene, on Delacour Dr in Pioneer.

A 52-year Pioneer man has been charged with murder and is due to appear in the Mount Isa Magistrates Court on Monday.

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