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Bursledon pony and trap death crash: Driver to face charge

Portsmouth Road in Bursledon Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on Portsmouth Road in Bursledon

A 29-year-old man is to be charged over a crash in which a man travelling in a pony and trap was killed.

William Gaskin, 33, from Worplesdon, Guildford died in hospital following the crash involving a Volkswagen Bora on Portsmouth Road, Bursledon in March.

The man, from Southampton, is to face a charge of driving without due care and attention while over the prescribed alcohol limit.

He is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court on 26 October.

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