Birmingham hit-and-run: Wolverhampton man charged with causing death of elderly cyclist by dangerous driving and failing to stop at scene


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A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a hit-and-run in Birmingham that killed an elderly cyclist.

West Midlands Police said, Kile Straker was also charged with other traffic offences and will appear in court in Wolverhampton next month

The 23-year-old is accused of causing the death of 74-year-old George Searle, who was pronounced dead on the city's Stafford Road in July.

A police spokesman said Straker, of Armstrong Drive, Dunstall Park, Wolverhampton, had been bailed to appear before magistrates on December 13.