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Family killed in crash on A47 near King’s Lynn are named

13:36 27 March 2014

Police at the scene of yesterday

Police at the scene of yesterday's collision. Picture: Matthew Usher.

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A couple and their son killed in a head-on crash on the A47 have been named by friends in their home town.


Jeffrey and Marion Hain and their son, Christopher, died after their Kia Ceed car was in collision with a lorry at east Winch, near King’s Lynn.

Mr and Mrs Hain were in their 60s and Christopher, who worked for Marks and Spencers in Rochdale, was in his 30s.

All three regularly attended church in a nearby village.

Rev Sue Ward, of St Thomas’ Church, Newhey, near Rochdale, said: “The whole community is in complete shock. All three of them were such dedicated members of church life and they will be incredibly missed.”

Community members are being invited to pay their respects in church at a Mother’s Day service from 9.45am on Sunday.

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