Guilty plea in Rutherglen crash

A driver has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death in relation to a crash that killed a rider in Rutherglen earlier this year.

Abby Sturgess, 22, appeared in the Wodonga Magistrates Court charged with the death of Anthony Reekman, 59, of Rutherglen.

No evidence was presented at the hearing.

Reekman was struck on the Rutherglen-Springhurst Road at 8.20am on January 27 2023 and died at the scene.

Sturgess will appear before the County Court on January 22 next year.

Barrister Jo Swiney represented Ms Sturgess.

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