Lake Macquarie History

Kevin James Brown Bridge, Murrays Beach

Named after volunteer fireman, Kevin James 'The King' Brown, who was killed at the site after coming to the aid of a motor vehicle accident on the 9th January 2000. He was hit by another car. .


PROUDMAN, D 2000, 'Death on duty - Tragedy for full-time volunteer who spent his life helping others', Newcastle Herald (Australia), 11 Jan, p. 1

2001, 'The 74 who did not come home - The names, ages and hometowns of the 74 people who died on Hunter Police Region roads in 2000', Newcastle Herald (Australia), 4 Jan, p. 1

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