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Gwen Valentine crash death: Man remanded in custody

Gwen Valentine Image copyright IoM Police
Image caption Gwen Valentine from Winchester had been preparing for her wedding in June

A man charged with causing the death of a woman by dangerous driving in the Isle of Man has been remanded in custody until June.

Donovan Kitching, 30, of St John's, has been charged with five offences, including causing the death by dangerous driving of Gwen Valentine.

The 62-year-old from Winchester was visiting family when she was struck on the Tholt-y-Will Road on 26 April.

Deputy High Bailiff Jayne Hughes set a committal date for 24 June.

Mr Kitching, who appeared via video-link, is also facing charges including possession of drugs, driving while disqualified and taking a vehicle without the owner's consent.

No application for bail was made by Mr Kitching.

He will next appear via video-link on 3 June.

A second man who was also arrested after the crash has been bailed, police said.

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