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Christopher Hannah charged following Sophie Brannan 'hit and run' death

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Image caption Sophie Brannan, 11, died in hospital after being hit by the car on Sandbank Street on Friday night

A 32-year-old man has appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court charged with causing the death of an 11-year-old girl by dangerous driving.

Christopher Hannah is also charged with causing injury by dangerous driving and other road traffic offences.

He made no plea and was remanded in custody.

Sophie Brannan died following what was described by police as a hit and run incident in the Maryhill area of Glasgow on Friday.

Her 10-year-old friend and 36-year-old Joseph Lloyd were also injured in the incident.

Mr Hannah is expected to appear in court again next Wednesday.

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