The scene of a fatal crash at Tinana in August.
The scene of a fatal crash at Tinana in August.

COURT: Truck driver charged over fatal Tinana crash

A TRUCK driver has appeared in court over a crash that claimed the life of a Maryborough woman earlier this year.

Steven Andrew Roy Briggs, 52, was charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death and drug driving.

The crash happened near the Puma petrol station at Tinana on August 18.

The 72-year-old Maryborough woman died in the sedan died at the scene.

Mr Briggs did not appear during the brief mention.

The matter was adjourned for committal mention on February 8.