Dean Laing death in Durham: Police charge driver

Flowers at the scene where Dean Laing was killed Flowers were left at the scene of Dean Laing's death

Police have charged a man with causing the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a car in Durham city.

Dean Laing, 37, from Gilesgate, was found between two parked cars in the Claypath area of the city early on Saturday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time afterwards.

A 37-year-old man is due to appear before magistrates in Durham later. He faces a charge of causing death by dangerous driving.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Tyne & Wear


Newcastle upon Tyne

8 °C 5 °C


Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.