Man charged over crash death near Penshaw Monument

A 31-year-old man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash on Wearside.

The crash between two cars happened on the A183, near Penshaw Monument in Sunderland, on Sunday, Northumbria Police said.

A 30-year-old woman passenger was killed and two other people were treated in hospital.

A force spokesman said the 31-year-old was in police custody and was due to appear before magistrates later.

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