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Bridgend council to face prosecution after pupil death

Bridgend council is to face prosecution over the death of a pupil, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced.

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Ashley Talbot, 15, was knocked down and killed at Maesteg Comprehensive School in Bridgend in December 2014.

The council will face a charge under the Health and Safety at Work Act, the HSE said.

Ashley suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The HSE said his family have been informed about the prosecution.

Aninquest into his death found he was killed accidentally.