Trial date set over death of pedestrian

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A MOTORIST accused of causing the death of a pedestrian by careless or inconsiderate driving will have his case heard at Lincoln Crown Court.

Kyle Simpson (26), of Market Rasen Way, Holbeach, denies the charge arising from the accident on the A17 at Holbeach on June 1 last year. Jason Smith was killed.

Simpson appeared at Spalding Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday when his case was committed for trial at Lincoln Crown Court.

He had his unconditional bail extended to a plea and directions hearing at the higher court on May 22.