A motorist will appear in court next month following a collision involving a minibus and a lorry on the A34.
Lee Burdon, 20, of Tristram Avenue, Durham, has been charged with causing death by driving while over the prescribed drug limit.
It comes following a collision on the A34 southbound on February 26.
Craig Hall, 36, from Middlesborough, who was travelling in the minibus, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three other passengers were injured and the 63-year-old lorry driver was uninjured.
Mr Burdon is due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on September 18.