Teenager charged over New Year’s Day death crash

An 18-year-old man from Lauder has been charged with causing death by careless driving after an accident in Berwickshire on New Year’s Day.

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday, 29th August 2012, 10:36 am

Lothian and Borders Police said it followed their enquiries into a crash near the town.

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Scott Johnston, 18, of Earlston, died as a result of the accident on the A697 near Westruther on January 1.

A statement from the police confirmed a report was being sent to the procurator fiscal.