OFFICERS investigating a fatal collision in New Milton town centre early this year in which an 89-year-old pedestrian died have charged a man.
Margaret Fraser, of Waverley Road, New Milton, was killed in the incident involving a lorry on Station Road on 20th January.
Police have now charged Gary Horbury (57), of Ferndale Road, New Milton, with causing death by careless driving.
The incident involved a Travis Perkins lorry and saw the road closed between 1pm and 8pm while investigations were carried out.
The grandmother, described by her family as “inspirational” in a tribute after her death, suffered multiple injuries, an inquest heard.
Horbury will appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on 13th October.