A motorist has been charged with causing the death of a pedestrian who had been walking his dog in Tonbridge.

At around 9.15pm on 6 August 2020, the body of Anthony Gower, aged 52, was found by a member of the public in Pembury Road.

Mr Gower had suffered injuries resulting from a road traffic collision. The dog was found nearby and was unharmed.

The vehicle involved had left the scene and on the following day a man was arrested and bailed, pending a complex and lengthy police investigation.  


On 6 April 2023, a man from was charged with causing death by careless driving and with perverting the course of justice.

He is bailed to appear before Sevenoaks Magistrates’ Court on 6 June.

By Ed

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