Man accused of causing horror fatal doesn't apply for bail

THE MAN accused of causing a horror crash that killed 72-year-old Urangan woman Janet Tucker on Friday has not applied for bail in his first appearance in court.

Brandon Pavey-Rees did not enter a plea when he appeared in Hervey  Bay Magistrates Court on Monday morning.

The 21-year-old has been  charged with dangerous driving causing death, failing to stop and driving while disqualified.

Pavey-Rees started remained silent until the end of the short proceedings when he yelled at his family who were watching in the back of the court room.

His family replied back that they loved him.

When entering the court house a man believed to be Pavey-Rees' brother threatened media.

Magistrate Graeme Tatnell described the crash as an "absolute tragedy".

He adjourned the matter to June 23.



GALLERY: Faces of the Urangan Pier Markets

premium_icon GALLERY: Faces of the Urangan Pier Markets

Fun, food and fresh produce on show at the Urangan Pier Markets.

Everybody appearing at Hervey Bay Magistrates Court, Monday

premium_icon Everybody appearing at Hervey Bay Magistrates Court, Monday

Everybody appearing at Hervey Bay Magistrates Court, Monday, July 13