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Two men have appeared in court charged over a motorbike crash which claimed the life of a former Rebels bikie and his pillion passenger.

Errol Munro, 47, and a 39-year-old female friend were killed on Boxing Day when their Harley-Davidson motorcycle collided with a Jeep Cherokee on Neaves Road in Bullsbrook about 7.40pm.

The alleged driver of the Jeep, David Anthony Petts, 45, was charged with failing to stop and render assistance and two counts of dangerous driving causing death. He appeared in the Joondalup Magistrate’s Court this morning.

Police this morning indicated Mr Petts was also likely to face a drink driving charge after blood tests allegedly indicated he had a blood alcohol reading above 0.08.

His passenger, Bruce William Culverwell, also appeared in court this morning charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice after he was alleged to have nominated himself as the driver to police.

Mr Petts and Mr Culverwell, who have both been released on bail, were not required to plead to the charges and their matters were adjourned for legal advice to February 11.

The West Australian

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