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Man appears in court after Street crash that killed 83-year-old pedestrian

A MAN has appeared in court after being charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a crash in Street that tragically killed an 83-year-old woman.

Reece James McKinven, of Pearmain Road, Street, appeared before at South Somerset Magistrates’ Court today (June 5) over a fatal crash in Green Lane Avenue, Street, on March 16 last year.

The crash, which involved a pedestrian and a Transit van at about 5.20pm, tragically killed the pedestrian, an 83-year-old woman.

McKinven has been charged with causing death by careless/inconsiderate driving, causing death by driving a vehicle without a licence, causing death by driving a vehicle without insurance, and possession of a class B drug (cannabis).

The 30-year-old didn’t enter a plea at the hearing and will next appear at Taunton Crown Court on Monday, July 8.