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Warley man to face trial next year after fatal road accident

PUBLISHED: 15:51 14 November 2013 | UPDATED: 15:57 14 November 2013

Stuart Webb will face trial next year accused of causing death by dangerous driving

Stuart Webb will face trial next year accused of causing death by dangerous driving

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A Warley bricklayer will face trial next year on charges of causing the death of a 49-year-old man by dangerous driving.

Stuart Webb, of Britannia Road, is accused of striking pedestrian Curtis McDonald with his van on December 6 2012 in Kings Road, Brentwood.

He was arrested at the scene and charged with the offence after Mr McDonald died in Queen’s Hospital, Romford, a short time after arrival.

Mr McDonald’s wife Gloria paid tribute to him after the accident, calling him a “true family man” and a “great husband”.

Webb, 49, appeared in court today and was released on bail. His trial at Basildon Crown Court will begin on April 28 2014.


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