Police update: Fatal crash at Cloncurry

Police have charged a man following the investigation of a fatal traffic crash that occurred in March near Cloncurry.

A road train and a ute collided on the Barkley Highway around 40km west of Cloncurry at 4.50pm on March 12.

The driver of the truck, a 32-year-old man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the ute, a 48-year-old man, was transported to Mount Isa Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Yesterday police charged a 49-year-old Parkhurst man with one count each of dangerous driving and driving while relevant drug present in blood.

He will appear in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on September 20.

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You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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