COMMITTED: Kingsthorpe man Geoffrey Sleba will stand trial over the hit and run death of a cyclist in April 2014.
COMMITTED: Kingsthorpe man Geoffrey Sleba will stand trial over the hit and run death of a cyclist in April 2014.

Trial begins for alleged hit and run truckie

WARWICK District Court will hear a case today that began on Anzac Day 2014.

Geoffrey Joseph Sleba will front the court accused of killing a cyclist in a hit and run at Inglewood.

Dr Martin Pearson, 61, was struck by a vehicle and left for dead on the Inglewood-Millmerran Rd.

Police will allege the Lowood veterinarian was participating in a cycling event when Sleba's road train struck and killed him.

Mr Sleba has been free on bail since his previous hearing on June 19, 2015.


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