Essex

Justin Bowman Basildon fatal crash: No charges for driver

A 24-year-old woman driver arrested when a pedestrian was killed by a car in Essex has been released without charge.

Justin Bowman, 23, from Polsteads in Basildon, was hit by a Mini Cooper in Dry Street shortly before 20:00 BST on 28 May.

He suffered multiple injuries and died in hospital a short time later.

The driver had been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless by driving.

She was bailed pending further inquiries and has now been released with no further action, police said.

Investigations will continue before a file is submitted to the coroner, a force spokesman added.

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