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Pershore driver accused over fatal Lidlington crash

A 27-year-old man has been charged with causing death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drugs after a fatal crash in Bedfordshire.

Matthew Norcott, of Pershore, Worcestershire, has also been charged with driving whilst uninsured.

He is also charged with possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.

The charges relate to a crash on the A421 Road in Lidlington, on 13 November 2011 when 17-year-old Lara Smith, of Pershore, died.

Mr Norcott is due to appear before Bedford Magistrates' Court on 10 April.

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