A SUSSEX man has been charged with the manslaughter of a woman.

Police are investigating the death of Stella Frew on Friday night.

The 38-year-old was reportedly run over and killed by a van in Tonfield Road in Sutton.

It was reported that Ms Frew was given first aid from passers-by, police, paramedics and the air ambulance but was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police say that James Martin, 26, of Peeks Brook Lane, Crawley, was charged with manslaughter. He was due to appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court yesterday.