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Firefighter Ian Pullen's hit-and-run death: Murder charges dropped against pair

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By Sam Rigney
July 20 2021 - 7:30pm
MISSED: New Zealand man Ian Pullen, 43, died in September 2018 after a hit-and-run at Glenridding, near Singleton. Two people were charged with murder, but those charges will be dropped on Wednesday.

A MAN and woman charged over the death of Ian Pullen near Singleton in 2018 will have their murder charges dropped after an autopsy found the New Zealand helicopter pilot and firefighter would have died from the initial hit-and-run.

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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.