BREAKING NEWS: Man pleads guilty following fatal crash

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A man has pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash in Handcross in which two men died.

Kyle Witney, 21, of Finches Lane, Lindfield, pleaded guilty at Lewes Crown Court to two charges of causing death by dangerous driving following a collision in High Beeches Lane on December 17, 2014.

Matthew Preece, 21, from Lindfield, and Marc Martin, 22, from Haywards Heath both died after the car they were travelling in left the road and hit a tree.

Witney pleaded guilty on November 20 and has been bailed for sentencing on January 15.

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