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Man charged over fatal Millstream crash


Police have charged a 21-year-old driver following the investigation of a fatal traffic crash at Millstream last year.

It will be alleged about 8pm, on October 11, a Hyundai I30 attempted to overtake a truck before veering off the road into a culvert on the Kennedy Highway.

The passenger, an 18-year-old man, died on scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver was taken to Cairns Hospital for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.

A 21-year-old Millstream man was yesterday charged with one count each of dangerous driving causing death.

He will appear in the Atherton Magistrates Court on July 28.