Woman's death after fight leads to man being charged

UPDATE: A 64-year-old woman died after being hit by a car following an argument. 

A 27-year-old Manoora man has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and unlicensed driving.

EARLIER: A 64-year-old woman has been hit by a car and killed at White Rock this morning.

Police say a man and a woman were having a verbal fight at a Paradise Close address.

The man entered a car parked at the residence and has hit the woman as he's driven off.

A female passenger exited the car and fled on foot while the man drove away.

The 64-year-old woman was transported to Cairns Base Hospital with critical injuries and died around 3am.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.


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