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Joseph Townsley on murder charge over Frank Baxter's death

Frank Baxter
Image caption Frank Baxter died in hospital after the incident in Crindledyke Crescent

A man has appeared in court charged with murder over the death of another man who was hit by a pick-up truck.

Frank Baxter, 23, died in hospital after the incident in Crindledyke Crescent, Newmains, on Tuesday night. A 31-year-old man was also injured.

Joseph Townsley, 62, from Wishaw, was charged with murder and attempted murder when he appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Friday.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

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