Police  sealed off a lane off Upgate Road in Seething on Friday.  Picture: Nick Butcher

Inquest opened into death of Horham man who died after getting trapped in an agricultural vehicle in Seething

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
4.42 PM

An inquest into the death of a 34-year-old man who became trapped between the rear wheel and framework of an agricultural vehicle in Norfolk has been opened today.

Kevin Alderton, a mechanic, died on February 8 at mechanic site in Seething, south east of Norwich.

Mr Alderton, from Horham near Eye, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination was carried out and stated cause of death was traumatic asphyxia as a result of chest injuries.

Norfolk Coroner William Armstrong adjourned the inquest, which was held in Norwich, for a date to be fixed pending the outcome of investigations being carried out by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the police.