Stoke & Staffordshire

Driver jailed for boy's crash death in Stoke

Kayden Dunn Image copyright Family picture
Image caption Kayden Dunn died in hospital after he was struck by the car

A driver has been jailed for killing a seven-year-old boy in Stoke-on-Trent.

Kayden Dunn, of Sneyd Green was on Repington Road on 14 April 2016 when he was struck by a Volvo XC90. He died in hospital five days later.

Shakeeb Zamir, 21, also of Sneyd Green, admitted causing death by careless driving at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court and was sentenced to 12 months in prison.

Following his death, Kayden's mother Tonie said her son was "much loved".

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Image caption Police cordoned off the road while they investigated the collision last year

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