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Man charged in 'hit and run'

A man charged last night in connection with the death of Tracy Kennedy, six, killed in a hit-and-run incident, is due to appear before magistrates in Bolton, Greater Manchester, today, police said.

Gary Howarth, 31, of Bolton, is also accused of aggravated taking of a vehicle without the owner's consent, driving while disqualified and without insurance and failing to stop after an accident.

Tracy's sister, Sonia, four, who was injured in the accident near their home in Bolton on Monday, is recovering in hospital.