Shropshire

Man charged over A49 Shropshire cyclist's death

A 39-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a cyclist in Shropshire, police said.

Michael Saunders, 61, was found dead at the side of the A49 between Leebotwood and Dorrington on 23 June.

Mark Anthony Baker, of Clarence Street, Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf, has been charged with causing death by careless driving.

He has been bailed to appear at Shrewsbury Magistrates' Court on 23 December.

He is also charged with failure to stop after a road accident and failure to report a road accident, a West Mercia Police spokesman said.

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