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Charges laid over death of motorcyclist after highway ladder fall

Charges laid over death of motorcyclist after highway ladder fall
Charges have been laid over the death of a motorcyclist on the Gold Coast last year.
The 53-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he was hit by a vehicle after swerving to avoid a ladder which fell from a ute on the Pacific Motorway at Nerang on November 2.
The driver of the ute, a 40-year-old Burleigh Heads man, has been charged with one count of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death.
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The scene of the crash on the Pacific Motorway at Nerang. (Nine)
He is due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on May 5.