Cumbria

Driver charged over Jack Ellison death in Sedbergh

A man has been charged with causing a teenager's death by careless driving while over the alcohol limit.

Neil Bentham, 21, from Deepdale near Dent, was the driver of a Nissan Navara that crashed on the A684, near Sedbergh in May.

Jack Ellison, 19, from Dent, was a passenger in the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Mr Bentham appeared before magistrates in Kendal and remanded to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 20 February.

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