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Woman pleads not guilty to the manslaughter of Craven hotelier Tom Bannister
10:34am Tuesday 24th June 2014 in News
A 42-YEAR-old woman has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of a Craven hotelier.
But Barker, who appeared at Bradford Crown Court on Friday, pleaded guilty to causing the death of Mr Bannister while driving without due care and while over the drink-drive limit and to failing to report an accident.
She is alleged to have been driving a Range Rover at Carseylands Hill on June 22 when she caused the death of Mr Bannister, formerly of The Coniston Hotel.
Barker is accused of having a reading of 51 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 of breath, 16 microgrammes over the limit of 35.
Granting her bail, Judge Peter Benson set the trial date for October 6.