Coolup man to face charges after fatal accident in December

Coolup man to face charges after fatal accident in December

A 52-year-old Coolup man will face court after he was charged today in relation to a fatal crash in December last year.

Major Crash investigators charged the man following their investigation into the fatal crash in Ongerup on Friday December 4.

They will allege that between 1.40am and 2.30am the man was driving a Toyota ute east on Boxwood Hill-Ongerup Road when the ute left the road and crashed into several trees.

A 43-year-old Ongerup man, who was a passenger, died as a result of the crash.

The Coolup man was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death.

He is due to appear in Albany Magistrates Court on July 28.