Man charged over Slinfold crash death of teenagers

William Richardson and Asa Caudill William Richardson and Asa Caudill both died following the crash in Slinfold

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after two teenagers were killed in a crash.

William Richardson, 18, from Slinfold, was driving a Peugeot 306 which hit a tree on the A264, in Slinfold, near Horsham, West Sussex, on 5 July.

He died at the scene. His passenger, 19-year-old Asa Caudill, from Billingshurst, died in hospital.

Brett Hewson, 18, from Coombe Hill, in Billingshurst, was driving an Astra behind the Peugeot.

He has been released on bail to appear before Crawley magistrates on 11 December.

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