A134 Stoke Ferry crash victim named as Robert Lee Kent from Salter’s Lode

Flowers left at the scene of the crash, on the A134 at Stoke Ferry. Picture: Chris Bishop

Flowers left at the scene of the crash, on the A134 at Stoke Ferry. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

The man who died after his car ploughed into a ditch beside the A134 has been named today.

The stretch of the A134 near Stoke Ferry where the crash happened. Picture: Chris Bishop

The stretch of the A134 near Stoke Ferry where the crash happened. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

An inquest is due to open into the death of Robert Lee Kent, from Salter's Lode, who died on Wednesday night.

Police said a Vauxhall Vectra was travelling along the A134 from Wereham, towards Whittington, just before 10pm on Wednesday, May 24, when it left the road near Stoke Ferry.

A tribute left at the scene of the crash. Picture: Chris Bishop

A tribute left at the scene of the crash. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Four fire engines from King's Lynn, Downham Market, Thetford and Methwold attended the scene and used hydraulic rescue equipment to free the male driver out of the vehicle.

Mr Kent, 38, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn but later died.

Flowers have been left at the scene of the crash. A message attached to one bouquet read: 'Darling Rob - We love you.'

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