THE lorry driver involved in the fatal accident in the centre of Midhurst on July 9 last year will not be charged.
The 63 year old man from Watford was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving, failing to stop and failing to report a road accident after an elderly woman was killed as she crossed the road
The horror was witnessed by scores of shoppers in North Street.
The driver was released on bail which he answered on Monday (January 26).
A police spokesman said the Crown Prosecution had decided the driver would ‘face no further action and will not be charged’.
Josie Incisivo, 79, who lived alone in Midhurst, died after being dragged some 60 yards up the road by the lorry.
She had worked as a night nurse at King Edward VII hospital for more than 35 years before retiring in 1991.
The town was left shocked by the incident and the vicar the Rev Dave Willis organised a community gathering in the parish church.
Family members took her ashes back to Italy after a cremation in Chichester, to be buried at her family home in the south of the country.