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Police name man who died when car hit tree

A 35-year-old man who died in a collision at the weekend has been named.

Mark Hunter, of Mapperley, was a front seat passenger in a car that hit a tree in Hawton Road, Newark, on Sunday (28 August 2022).

Emergency services were called to the scene, where Mark sadly died from his injuries.

His family are continuing to be supported by specially trained officers.

Earlier this week, Anthony Riley, of Forest Road, Clipstone, was charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by driving whilst disqualified, aggravated vehicle taking and failing to provide a specimen for analysis.

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The 32-year-old appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court on 29 August 2022 and was remanded in custody.

The incident, which happened during a police pursuit, has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct in line with standard procedure.

Witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting incident 185 of 28 August 2022.

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