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Mother accused over daughter's crash death in Blandford

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A woman accused of drink-driving has been charged with causing the death of her three-year-old daughter in a crash in Dorset.A Vauxhall Astra and a van collided on the A354 at Thickthorn Cross near Blandford on 24 August.Alanda Pike and the girl were air-lifted hospital in Southampton where the child died the next day.The 34-year-old from Shaftesbury will appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on 5 October.Dorset Police said Ms Pike was charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and causing death by careless driving while over the alcohol limit.
Source: BBC Dorset