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Lorry driver not guilty of M20 elderly motorist death charge

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Image caption Susan Mellor was killed in the crash on the M20 near Maidstone

A lorry driver has been found not guilty of causing the death of a woman on the M20.

Susan Mellor, 74, died when her Nissan Qashqai and a Mercedes articulated lorry collided on a sliproad near Maidstone on 6 December last year.

Jaroslav Horvath, 41, from the Czech Republic, was charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

He was acquitted following a trial lasting six days at Maidstone Crown Court.

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