Man charged over Sunderland pedestrian death
A man from Sunderland has been charged in connection with the death of a teenage pedestrian on Wearside.
Sarah Jane Burke suffered serious injuries when she was struck by a vehicle in Ormonde Street on 17 September.
The 17-year-old, of Cleveland Road, Sunderland, died in Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary a few days later.
David Baillie, 39, of Magdalene Place, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
He is due before South Tyneside Magistrates Court later.