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Oldham man charged after Porsche passenger dies following crash

Greenacres Road, Oldham Image copyright Google
Image caption A Porsche Boxster hit a lamppost in Greenacres Road, Oldham

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a passenger died when a car crashed into a lamppost.

A Porsche Boxster hit a lamppost in Greenacres Road, Oldham, at about 14:10 GMT on Wednesday.

The passenger, a man aged 42, died in hospital a short time later.

Stephen Wilson, 46, of Brideoak Street, Oldham is charged with causing death by dangerous driving, drink driving, and driving while uninsured.

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for witnesses and any dashcam footage which may have been recorded.

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