Police pursuits: investigation clears WA officers and finds meth had role in deaths

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Coroner finds police were not responsible for any of the crashes and says blame lies with drivers of vehicles being pursued

A coroner investigating the deaths of six people who died in traffic crashes connected to police pursuits in Western Australia has made just one recommendation: that police receive more funding to operate its helicopter division to monitor chases from the air.

The findings by the WA state coroner, Ros Fogliani, were released this week following an inquest in March last year.

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