Devon

Driver charged over Plymouth pedestrian crossing death

Hazel Edgerton
Image caption Hazel Edgerton was crossing Royal Parade when she was struck by the lorry and killed

A man has been charged with causing the death of an elderly woman in Devon.

Hazel Edgerton, 88, of Lower Compton, Plymouth, was killed on a pedestrian crossing in the city centre in February.

Local lorry driver Shaun Chaffe was charged with causing death by inconsiderate driving.

The 43-year-old of Anson Place, St Judes, Plymouth has been released on bail and will appear before Plymouth Magistrates' Court on 26 August.

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