Man charged over fatal midnight crash

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A MAN has been charged with dangerous driving causing death after a midnight crash into a tree in Westminster.

It will be alleged a 22-year-old man was driving a yellow Suzuki Swift along Ravenswood Drive, near Mayfield Street when it left the road and struck a tree.

Police said the crash happened just after midnight on August 29.

The front passenger, a 22-year-old woman from Ellenbrook, received critical injuries and died at the scene.

The 22-year-old driver from Nollamara has been charged with one count of dangerous driving causing death in circumstances of aggravation.

He is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court on December 13.

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