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Man charged over fatal Shirley car crash

Bills Lane at the junction with Langcomb Road in Shirley Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption The crash happened on Bills Lane, Shirley, in August

A man has been charged with causing the death of a man and seriously injuring his nine-year-old grandson in a car crash.

Stephen Beckett, 59, died when the Vauxhall Astra he was driving on Bills Lane, Shirley, was in collision with a Range Rover on 17 August.

Kirpal Sokhi, 19, of Tetley Road, Hall Green, is due to appear before Birmingham magistrates on 21 November.

He has also been charged with driving without insurance.

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