Police have charged former Police Minister Troy Grant's father Kenneth over a fatal hit and run crash at Bolwarra last month.
A 62-year-old male pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Flat Road, near the intersection of Paterson Road, about 11.30pm on November 30.
The vehicle allegedly left the crash scene and was last seen travelling south on Paterson Road.
A short time later, police responding to the collision saw a Mazda BT50 utility travelling south on Belmore Road at Lorn.
The Highway Patrol officers tried to pull over the vehicle, but the driver allegedly failed to stop, triggering a pursuit.
The low-speed pursuit ended on High Street after the ute mounted the footpath, according to police.
The driver, Kenneth Grant, 70, underwent a roadside breath test, and allegedly returned a positive reading.
He was arrested and taken to Maitland Police Station where a subsequent breath analysis returned an alleged reading of 0.108.
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Grant was charged with mid-range PCA and police pursuit - not stop - drive recklessly and was granted conditional bail.
Following further investigations, Grant attended Ryde Police Station on Sunday where he was arrested and charged with dangerous driving occasioning death - DUI, dangerous driving occasioning death - manner dangerous, negligent driving cause death, fail to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing death (Crimes Act) and fail to stop and assist after impact causing death (Road Transport Act).
He was refused bail and is due to appear before Burwood Local Court on Monday.
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