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Man charged with causing death of Police Community Support Officer

Holly Burke died in a crash in Bearwood on Tuesday night Credit: West Midlands Police

Officers investigating a fatal collision in Bearwood last night (Tuesday 22 January) have charged a man from Birmingham with causing death by dangerous driving.

Holly Burke, a serving West Midlands Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) who was off duty at the time, was tragically killed in the collision which occurred on Lordswood Road at the junction with Hagley Road at 11.30pm.

Despite the best efforts of police and medical professionals, 28-year-old Holly died at the scene.

Darren Ogom, of Longdales Road in Kings Norton, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, driving without a licence, driving with no insurance and failing to stop for a police officer.

The 42-year-old has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday 24 January) morning.

The incident is being investigated by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).