Search

Inquest opened into death of 24-year-old who died after road crash

PUBLISHED: 16:45 11 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:46 11 October 2018

An inquest has been opened into the death of Bradley Raper who died following a collision near Thetford. Picture: supplied by Chantelle Dwyer

An inquest has been opened into the death of Bradley Raper who died following a collision near Thetford. Picture: supplied by Chantelle Dwyer

Archant

An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of a popular 24-year-old who died after a road crash near Thetford.

Bradley Raper, who lived in Brooks Drive, Scarning, near Dereham, died on Wednesday, October 3, the day after he was involved in a road collision on the A1066 near the Shadwell Estate.

Norfolk coroner’s court heard on Thursday, October 11 that Mr Raper, a furniture remover, died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

The cause of death was given as traumatic brain injury.

The inquest was adjourned for a pre-inquest review on January 10 next year.

Tributes have been paid to Mr Raper. His mother, Sallie Denmark, said: “He was just my world.”

A keen sportsman, he played for both Bradenham Cricket Club and Dereham Cricket Club, as well as following Norwich City Football Club.

Other news

12:30

With summer swiftly fading and October well on its way, thoughts are turning to this year’s bonfire night, and where to see the region’s top firework displays.

Yesterday, 23:22

Megan Baxter is a keen gymnast, she trains 19 hours a week and has won numerous county competitions - and she is only eight-years-old.

Yesterday, 20:44

After four miscarriages, Tyler Lily Iris Manthorpe was to be Jade Nicholles’s and Craig Manthorpe’s miracle child.

Yesterday, 09:34

An escaped piglet was returned to its owner by police after it was found hoofing down a busy road.

Most Read

12:30

With summer swiftly fading and October well on its way, thoughts are turning to this year’s bonfire night, and where to see the region’s top firework displays.

Read more
Charles Burrell Centre
Yesterday, 20:44

After four miscarriages, Tyler Lily Iris Manthorpe was to be Jade Nicholles’s and Craig Manthorpe’s miracle child.

Read more
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A trio of students are bringing girl power to South Norfolk as they release their debut single this month.

Read more
Thetford
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A 46-year-old lorry driver has been charged following a fatal crash in Didlington on Tuesday.

Read more
Norwich Crown Court
Yesterday, 09:34

An escaped piglet was returned to its owner by police after it was found hoofing down a busy road.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 11°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Thetford and Brandon e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Thetford and Brandon Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy