A LOCAL man accused of killing a Barnsley man who was hit by a car during an altercation has denied murder.

Richard Broughton, aged 37, was struck by a car in Welland Crescent, Elsecar, on Friday, April 28 and died in hospital two days later.

Kayne Reece Jones, 25, of Christchurch Road, West Melton, Rotherham, pleaded not guilty to murder and affray during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday and was remanded in custody ahead of a trial due to begin on October 30.