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Truck driver charged over Coolum mum's death

A 39-year-old Bli Bli man has been charged with the crash death of Coolum Beach mum Sharon Cuthbert (left).
A 39-year-old Bli Bli man has been charged with the crash death of Coolum Beach mum Sharon Cuthbert (left). Facebook

POLICE have charged a 39-year-old man with drug driving in relation to a crash which killed Coolum Beach mum Sharon Cuthbert.

Police allege Ms Cuthbert, 39, had just got out of her car when she was struck by a truck travelling on School Rd at Coolum Beach about 5pm on July 27.

Neighbours tried to revive Ms Cuthbert but she died at the scene.

 

Police investigate a crash that killed Coolum mum Sharon Cuthbert.
Police investigate a crash that killed Coolum mum Sharon Cuthbert. Warren Lynam

A 39-year-old Bli Bli man has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death and driving while a relevant drug is present.

He is due to front Maroochydore Magistrates Court on September 21.

Topics:  coolum beach crash dangerous operation of a motor vehicle death drug driving fatal police


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