MAN ADMITS TO CAUSING BROTHER’S DEATH IN CRASH

A Hunter Valley man has admitted to causing the death of his brother in a car crash last year.

Gerard Brennan was due to stand trial in Newcastle District Court, but instead pleaded guilty today to charges of dangerous and negligent driving occasioning death.

The 33-year-old lost control of his ute at East Gresford last July – the crash, claiming the life of his older brother Damian.

Gerard will be sentenced in April.

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