Girl, 13, killed as car allegedly mows into crowd

Girl, 13, killed as car allegedly mows into crowd

A man has been charged with the murder of a 13-year-old girl after she was fatally struck by a vehicle near Mt Isa on Saturday morning.

Around 2am, police responded to reports of a “large disturbance” involving multiple people on Delacour Drive in the town of Pioneer.

Police allege a 52-year-old local man drove a vehicle directly into a crowd of people, striking a 13-year-old girl.

She suffered significant head injuries and died at the scene.

The alleged driver of the vehicle has been charged with murder.

He is due to appear in Mount Isa Magistrates Court on Monday.

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