Bridgnorth man charged following Staffordshire lake death

Ben Henshaw Ben Henshaw died when the car he was in went into a lake in south Staffordshire

A 19-year-old man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a car went into a lake in August, killing a teenager.

Ben Henshaw, 16, from Alveley, Shropshire, died after the car he was travelling in went into the Great Pool in Burnhill Green, Staffordshire.

The Peugeot left Patshull Road at about 00:25 BST on 6 August, police said.

A Bridgnorth man has been released on bail to appear before magistrates in Cannock on 22 March.

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