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Couple died of severe injuries following A1075 collision, inquest hears

PUBLISHED: 17:30 11 September 2019 | UPDATED: 17:30 11 September 2019

Andrew and Jean Crawford who were killed in a crash on the A1075 at Hockham. PIC: Norfolk Police.

Andrew and Jean Crawford who were killed in a crash on the A1075 at Hockham. PIC: Norfolk Police.

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Inquests have been opened into the deaths of a married couple who were killed in a collision on a Norfolk road.

Flowers left at scene following fatal crash on A1075 at Hockham. PIC: Emily Thomson.Flowers left at scene following fatal crash on A1075 at Hockham. PIC: Emily Thomson.

Andrew and Jean Crawford, died on Wednesday, August 28, after the white Kia Rio car they were travelling in was involved in a collision on the A1075 at Great Hockham.

Mr Crawford, 72, the driver, died at the scene, while Mrs Crawford, 74, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, (NNUH) and died of her injuries.

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Inquests into Mr and Mrs Crawford's death were opened at Norfolk Coroner's Court on Wednesday, September 11.

Police at the scene of a crash on the A1075 at Wretham. Picture: Marc BettsPolice at the scene of a crash on the A1075 at Wretham. Picture: Marc Betts

Area coroner Yvonne Blake heard the couple were both former slaughterhouse workers and lived in Watton.

Mr Crawford's medical cause of death was given as multiple injuries and severe thoraxic trauma, and Mrs Crawford's was given as severe thoraxic injuries including a ruptured liver.

The inquests were both adjourned to a paper review on Wednesday, November 27 at Norfolk Coroner's Court.

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