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Fifteen in court over fatal West Yorkshire quad bike crash

Four crash victims Image copyright West Yorkshire Police
Image caption (Clockwise form top left) Alexandra Binns, Terrie Kirby, Brandon Brown and Ryan Beal died following the collision on the A6201 in September

Fifteen people have appeared in court charged over a collision between a quad bike and a sports car in which four people from West Yorkshire died.

Terrie Kirby, 16; Alexandra Binns, 18; Ryan Beal and Brandon Brown, both 20, all from Upton, died in September in the crash on the A6201 near Hemsworth.

The 14 men and one woman appeared at Wakefield Magistrates' Court.

They were bailed to appear at Leeds Crown Court on 1 June.

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Those charged are:

  • Daniel Raynor, 23, from Barnsley, charged with four counts of causing death by dangerous driving and two counts of dangerous driving
  • Matthew Todd, 21, from Barnsley, charged with four counts of aiding and abetting death by dangerous driving
  • Clark Henfrey, 19, from Barnsley, charged with dangerous driving and with encouraging and assisting in the commission of a dangerous driving offence
  • Sam Rowley, 19, from Sheffield; Stephen Hebden, 22, Lee Fisher, 28, Mark Mason, 23, Jack Dickinson-Ellis, 19, Jake Hackleton, 20, Nathan Jackson, 20, and Jacob Ward, 22, all from Barnsley; Jason Ogilvie, 26, and George Tomlinson, 24, both from Wakefield; Andrew Kirkwood, 32, from Dewsbury and Gemma Layton, 26, from Leeds, have all been charged with encouraging and assisting in the commission of a dangerous driving offence.

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