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A NEW South Wales man has appeared in court this morning over the death of a Queensland relative at the weekend.
Damien Lee Turnbull, 31, from Orange in NSW, faced Caboolture Magistrates Court today after a fatal traffic incident at Burpengary Saturday night.
Police said a 41-year-old woman was struck by a truck, driven by Mr Turnbull, in Rebecca St about 10.50pm Saturday.
The woman, who livedin Rebecca St and was believed to be Mr Turnbull's brother's partner, died at the scene.
Mr Turnbull was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death whilst adversely affected, drink driving and failure to remain at the scene.
Police said the defendant had returned a BAC of 0.118.
Magistrate Paul Johnstone granted Mr Turnbull bail after a $10,000 surety was posted.
MrTurnbull must remain in Queensland, reside with family at Deception Bay and report to police three times a week until his next court appearance in March.

A MAN has been accused of stabbing two people in the neck at a unit in Sydney's inner-city.
Three local men were drinking in a unit in Morehead Street at Redfern about 3.15am (AEDT) today when a fight broke out.
A 65-year-old man allegedly thenstabbed both his companions, aged 21 and 44, in the neck with a knife.
The men were taken to St Vincent's Hospital in a stable condition and their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Police arrested the 65 year-old, allegedly still armed with a knife.
He has been charged with two counts of malicious wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and was refused bail to appear inCentral Local Court today.

A MAN who was caught in a major undercover operation into links between the Finks motorcycle club and drugs on the Gold Coast was jailed today for trafficking.
The Supreme Court in Brisbane heard Philip Bruce Main refused to answer questions about his association with aspects of the drug trade and also who had shot him when brought before an Australian CrimeCommission inquiry.
Main, 38, pleaded guilty to trafficking in methylamphetamine between November 2008 and October 2009.
He also pleaded guilty to supplying by offer a pistol, refusing to take an oath before the ACC and four counts of refusing to answer questions before an ACC inquiry.
Prosecutor Petrina Colhessey said Main had a history of violent offences including when he was a security officer at anightclub and threw a patron off a four metre high balcony.
Ms Clohessey said Main had also assaulted police who went to the Gold Coast hospital to interview him after he went to casualty with a gunshot wound.
She said Main had a further conviction for assaulting a man who owed a large drug debt to the Finks motorcycle club.
Ms Clohessey detailed how Main had been caught in a undercoveroperation by Queensland police and the ACC who were looking at links between motorcycle gangs, in particular the Finks, and drug distribution.
She said Main twice sold methylamphetamines to an undercover officer and a check of Main's finances showed he had unaccounted for income of $17,000 in a year.
Barrister Leon Ackermann, for Main, said his client's role had been as "security" and as adriver-lookout.
He said at the time Main had been addicted to methylamphetamine.
Justice Debbie Mullins, after taking into account 14 months Main had spent in custody on remand, sentenced Main to five years nine months jail with a recommendation for parole on June 10 next year.

A MAN charged with murder after a gunfight between warring groups has interrupted a court hearing in Sydney's inner-west.
Theaccused was cautioned today in Burwood Local Court by Magistrate Timothy Keady after telling a rollover witness: "You f***ing dog, you are a dog."
Mr Keady told the man's solicitor "remedial steps" would be taken if the behaviour continued.
The protected witness, known as W1, is testifying for the crown in the committal hearing of the accused and four others, who are also facing murder charges...
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