York & North Yorkshire

Teenager in court over York boy's road death

A teenager has appeared in court accused of causing the death of a 10-year-old boy in a road crash.

Sean Hamilton was killed while crossing Holgate Road on 3 October.

John Smith, 18, of Lynwith Lane, Carlton, is accused of causing the boy's death by driving without due care and attention.

He is also charged with failing to stop and failing to report a collision. Mr Smith was released on bail to appear before magistrates again on 5 August.

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