Former youth football coach Michael”Kit” Carson, who was due to stand trial in connection with a abuse stunt, ” has died in a car accident.

Mr Carson, 74, of St Bartholomew’s Court, Riverside, Cambridge, was accused of the sexual abuse of boys under 16, from 1978 to 2009.

He died in a accident between a single vehicle on Monday afternoon, Peterborough Crown Court has heard.

Mr Carson worked for nightclubs in Peterborough, Cambridge and Norwich.

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