A teenager has been charged with causing death by careless driving following a fatal road accident in the Scottish Borders on New Year's Day.
18 year old Scott Johnston, from Earlston, Berwickshire, died when the car he was a passenger in left the road and struck a tree.
The accident happened on the A697 road near Westruther, Berwickshire, at around 7pm on January 1.
Eight months after the accident and following enquiries, Lothian and Borders Police say they have now charged an 18 year old male from Lauder with causing death by careless driving.
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