Pensioner denies death by careless driving

A pensioner is to face trial in the New Year accused of causing the

death by careless driving of a cyclist.

Walter Coupland (81), of Winsover Road, Spalding, denied causing the

death of Kenneth Usher by careless driving on February 3.

Judge James Sampson. sitting at Lincoln Crown Court, adjourned the

hearing for trial in June and Coupland was granted bail.

Mr Usher (77), who lived in Dowsdale, Crowland, died after the tricycle

he was riding was in collision with a car at Whaplode.