Driver admits causing death of passenger in Surrey

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A 19-year-old man has admitted causing the death by careless driving of an aspiring footballer in a fatal crash.

Luca Bertolone, of Woodham, Woking, pleaded guilty to the charge at Guildford Crown Court on Friday.

Thomas Difelice, 17, who was a passenger in a car being driven by Bertolone was killed when the vehicle crashed in Send on 15 December 2009.

Bertolone is due to appear at Guildford Crown Court for sentencing on 3 February.

In 2008 Mr Difelice spent three months with the Woking Football Club Youth Academy, which described him as well known and liked by everyone.

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