Man in court over cyclists' deaths

Andover Advertiser: A motorist is due in court charged with causing the deaths of two cyclists in Purley on Thames, West Berkshire A motorist is due in court charged with causing the deaths of two cyclists in Purley on Thames, West Berkshire

A motorist will appear in court today charged with causing the deaths of two cyclists who were struck by a car.

Alexander Farrar Walters, 31, of Purley on Thames, Berkshire, faces two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

He has also been charged with aggravated vehicle taking, driving while disqualified and using a vehicle without insurance.

He was arrested in connection with a collision on the A329 Purley Rise at around 9pm on Thursday in which two cyclists died.

The men have been named locally as father-of-two John Morland, 30, and Kris Jarvis, 39.

Walters is due to appear at Reading Magistrates Court.

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