'Justice for Anne': Family's relief as driver guilty of Heddon Greta fatal pedestrian crash

By Sam Rigney
Updated August 1 2022 - 11:54am, first published 7:52am
TRAGIC LOSS: Dean Latter and his partner Anne Bourke, who was hit and killed by a car as she crossed Main Road at Heddon Greta in 2020. The driver, Katie Holmes, was on Monday found guilty of dangerous driving occasioning death and refused bail.

THE family of Anne Bourke say they are relieved to finally get justice after the driver who hit and killed the 47-year-old at Heddon Greta in 2020 was on Monday found guilty of dangerous driving occasioning death.



Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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