Norwich man to stand trial after pedestrian killed in crash with lorry
PUBLISHED: 11:55 09 August 2019 | UPDATED: 11:55 09 August 2019
A lorry driver is to stand trial after pleading not guilty to causing death by careless driving following the death of a pedestrian in Attleborough.
Dudley Howe, 82, died while walking along Station Road, Attleborough, at noon on Friday, October 6 2017.
He was struck by a blue DAF articulated lorry, which was travelling along the road towards the train station.
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Simon Rayner, 51, of Abbot Road, Norwich, appeared at Norwich Crown Court on Friday (August 9) having been charged with causing death by careless driving.
Rayner, who wore a blue shirt and dark tie in the dock, indicated a not guilty plea during the short hearing.
A trial has been set for January 6 next year.
Rayner was granted bail until the trial but warned that if he did not attend it could go on in his absence.