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Woman Arrested Over Fatal Fleurieu Crash


A young woman has been arrested following a fatal crash in McLaren Vale in February.

On Wednesday 24 February, the 21-year-old driver from North Haven collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Binney Road and Main Road, killing one of her passengers and injuring seven others.

Ivy Rose Hughes, a 19-year-old from Banksia Park, has been identified as the woman who died.

Yesterday the woman behind the wheel was arrested by Major Crash Investigators and charged with causing death by dangerous driving and five counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

She has been bailed to appear in the Christies Beach Magistrates Court on 31 May.

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