Stoke & Staffordshire

Man in court over Newcastle-under-Lyme death

A man has appeared in court charged with manslaughter following the death of another man in Staffordshire.

A 30-year-old man from Newcastle-under-Lyme died when he was struck by a vehicle in Market Lane in the town on Saturday evening.

Another man, aged 31, was injured in the incident.

Muhammed Gulam Ali, aged 36, of Shenley Lane, Birmingham, has been charged over the death. He has also been charged with grievous bodily harm.

He was bailed to appear at Stafford Crown Court on 29 June.

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