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Drink-drive charge over fatal crash in Bathgate

A man has been charged with drink-driving following a fatal road crash in West Lothian.

A 25-year-old Spanish man was killed when a car left the carriageway in Drumcross Road, Bathgate, at 22:05 on Thursday.

Firefighters used cutting gear to free the five occupants from the Volkswagen Passat after it hit a tree.

Lothian and Borders Police said the 41-year-old driver was due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Monday.

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