Court for cop death
A MAN will appear in court today over the death of a police officer who was hit by a car while taking part in a group ride to commemorate police who died in the line of duty.
Victoria Police say the car was travelling along the Princes Hwy near Orbost in the state’s east on Friday afternoon when it veered onto the opposite side of the road and struck the policeman’s bike. He died at the scene. The officer was among 300 riders in the Wall to Wall Ride who set out from a police memorial in Melbourne to ride to Canberra.