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Man charged after tragic death of golfer Doey Choi in car accident

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A man has been arrested following the deaths of Doey Choi (right) and William Brown (left)
  • A 31-year-old man has been charged after the death of a golfer
  • Doey Choi and her boyfriend William Brown died last month
  • The man has been charged with dangerous driving

A 31-year-old man has been charged following a horrific car crash that killed golfer Doey Choi and her boyfriend William Brown last month.

Choi, 24, was sitting on a motorcycle behind Brown, 26, when he collided with a car at the intersection of Hume Highway and Worth Street in Greenacre, New South Wales, about 20 kilometers west of the financial district. central Sydney, just before 8pm on May 28.

The couple died at the scene while the driver of the car, a 25-year-old man, was rushed to hospital. He remains in critical condition.

“Accident Investigation Unit officers examined the crime scene and began an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident,” police said in a statement Sunday.

‘Yesterday, around 4.30pm, a 31-year-old man was arrested at Bankstown Police Station.

A man has been arrested following the deaths of Doey Choi (right) and William Brown (left)

He was charged with dangerous driving resulting in death, dangerous driving (two counts), dangerous driving resulting in serious bodily injury and organising, promoting or participating in racing between vehicles.

“He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.”

NSW Police believe the motorcycle was part of a convoy at the time of the tragic accident.

“An excellent golfer who proudly represented Australia, Doey was an exceptionally valued member of the Australian golf community, who will remember her bright and happy personality, as well as her incredible talent for our game,” the WPGA Tour Australasia said in a heartfelt tribute. .

Choi’s family said they were “heartbroken beyond belief” after the tragedy.

Golf star Choi died after a fatal road traffic collision 20 kilometers west of Sydney's central business district.

Golf star Choi died after a fatal road traffic collision 20km west of Sydney’s central business district.

‘Doey brought light and joy to our lives with her radiant smile and cheerful personality.

‘Her presence was a blessing to all who knew her.

‘We are deeply grateful for the support we have received from friends and the wider golfing community during this incredibly difficult time.

“Doey will forever be in our hearts and will be deeply missed.”

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