Police have charged a man with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death after investigations into a fatal traffic crash at White Rock Sunday morning.
The crash occurred around 1.40am where it will be alleged a man and woman became involved in a verbal altercation at an address on Paradise Close.
It is further alleged the man then entered a vehicle parked at the residence, and while driving away has struck the woman on the road.
A 64-year-old woman sustained critical injuries and died a short time later at Cairns Base Hospital.
A 27-year-old Manoora man has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and unlicensed driving.
He is expected to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing.