Man, 62, on careless driving charge after cyclist's death

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A 62-year-old has been charged with causing death by careless driving after a cycling campaigner was killed in a collision in Brentford.

Jamal Kanfani from Rivercourt Road, Hammersmith, was charged on March 30 with causing the death of Michael Fletcher, 60, by careless driving.

Mr Fletcher died after his cycle was in collision with a Chrysler 4-door saloon on Great West Road, outside the Great West Trading Estate at about 2.40pm on November 26 last year.

The ambulance service attended the incident and pronounced Mr Fletcher dead at the scene.

A one-minute silence was held in honour of Mr Fletcher Brentford’s Christmas lights switch-on.

Mr Fletcher was a keen cyclist and campaigned for improved cycling facilities in Hounslow.

Kanfani was bailed to appear at Feltham Magistrates’ Court on April 15.

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