Media release

Charges - Fatal Crash - Katherine


Northern Territory Police have charged a 48-year-old man in relation to a single vehicle crash that occurred on Friday 24 July 2020.

Detectives from the Major Crash Investigation Unit continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. The 48-year-old man, along with a 48-year-old female passenger remain admitted in Katherine Hospital.

The deceased passenger is yet to be formally identified however, it is believed to be a 38-year-old woman.

The man has been charged with;

  • drive motor vehicle cause death
  • breach of domestic violence order

He was remanded in custody and due to appear in Katherine Local Court tomorrow morning. Further charges are expected to be laid.

PFES Media