No manslaughter charge for fireworks display man after M5 crash
The organiser of a fireworks display next to the M5 which was taking place at the time of a crash in which seven people died will no longer face manslaughter charges.
34 vehicles crashed on the M5 in November 2011 killing - among others - Kye Thomas from Gunnislake.
Geoffrey Counsell, 50 from Somerset, now faces one charge of failing to ensure the safety of others.
His case will be heard at a later date.
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Chief crown prosecutor, Barry Hughes said "It has been decided that there is insufficient evidence to continue with a prosecution for manslaughter."