Motorist who left 74-year-old cyclist for dead jailed for eight and a half years

Kile Straker, 24, pleaded guilty at Wolverhampton Crown Court of death by dangerous driving after killing 74-year-old George Searle in July this year.

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A Wolverhampton driver who left a 74-year-old cyclist for dead after hitting him at over 60mph has been jailed for eight and a half years.

Kile Straker attempted to overtake a van on the inside on the Stafford Road dual-carriageway, where the speed limit is 40mph, but hit cyclist George Searle before speeding off.

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