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Driver charged over gopher death
Picture: Steve Ferrier / The West Australian.

A 30-year-old driver has been charged over the death of an elderly man who was allegedly struck while crossing a Willetton road on his gopher.

Antonius Willemsen, 86, died in hospital after he was allegedly hit by a silver Hyundai Getz on Acanthus Road, metres from his home, on April 3.

He received serious injuries and died in Royal Perth Hospital the next day.

A 30-year-old Canning Vale man has been charged with dangerous driving occasioning death and is due to appear in court on May 19.

The West Australian

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