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Man, 19, charged over teenager death crash

Bury Road in Rochdale Image copyright Google
Image caption The Renault Clio hit a pedestrian barrier on Bury Road in Rochdale

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a teenage girl died in a crash in Rochdale.

Chloe Cockton, 16, was a passenger in a Renault Clio when it hit a pedestrian barrier on Bury Road at about 02:20 BST on 24 July.

She died in hospital following the crash.

A 19-year-old man was also charged with two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

He has been bailed to appear at Bury and Rochdale Magistrates' Court on 23 September.

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