Man accused of death by dangerous driving after an off duty March police officer died is to face trial

DC Sharon Garrett

DC Sharon Garrett - Credit: Archant

A man accused of causing a multiple vehicle collision in which an off duty Fenland police officer was killed is due to stand trial.

Sharon Garrett Police officers funeral.

Sharon Garrett Police officers funeral. - Credit: Archant

Danny Warby, 28, of School Road, Runcton Holme, King’s Lynn, is due to stand trial on Monday (July 25) at Peterborough Crown Court.

He is charged with causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the death of Det Con. Sharon Garrett, 48, of Wimblington.

The incident happened at 4.35pm on June 6, 2014, on the A141 at Wyton, near Peterborough, when the Renault Clio Sharon was driving was involved in a collision with two other cars and two lorries.

Detective Constable Garrett, 48, joined Cambridgeshire Constabulary in 1991 and served in a number of roles across the force, most recently investigating complex fraud offences in the Economic Crime Unit.

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Warby pleaded not guilty last year. The trial is expected to last about four days.

Det Con Garrett died when the Renault Clio she was driving was involved in a collision with two other cars and two lorries.

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She was married to a police officer with two children and had joined the Cambridgeshire force in 1991.

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