Byford man charged over alleged hit and run fatality in Bateman

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A BYFORD man has been charged with failing to report an incident occasioning death or grievous bodily harm after the death of a 42-year-old man in November.

The man, 50, has been charged in relation to the incident which occurred on Leach Highway in Bateman.

The alleged victim was a pedestrian and the fatality shut down a section of Leach Highway for most of the morning on Thursday, November 16.

He is due to appear in Perth magistrates court on Friday 29 June.