Stoke & Staffordshire

Man charged with hit-and-run death in Staffordshire

A 77-year-old man from Burton-on-Trent has been charged with killing a man in a hit-and-run incident.

David Kirkpatrick, 57, from Tutbury, was found in Rolleston-on-Dove on Sunday with serious head injuries and later died at Burton Queens Hospital.

The man has been bailed to appear before Burton magistrates on 9 August.

He is charged with causing death by careless driving, failing to stop after a road traffic collision and failing to report the crash.

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