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Drug-driver jailed after man died in Salford crash

Matthew Bravender Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Matthew Bravender was disqualified from driving for seven years and eight months

A drug-driver who admitted killing a pedestrian has been jailed.

Alan Strong, 52, died after being hit by a car as he walked along Littleton Road, in Salford, in April last year.

Matthew Bravender, 27, of Deepdale Drive, Agecroft pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed limit for a prescribed drug.

He was jailed for five years and four months at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Tuesday.

Bravender was also disqualified from driving for seven years and eight months.

Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Alan Strong was walking along Littleton Road when he was hit by a car

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