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Student died of multiple injuries after collision with cement mixer, inquest hears

PUBLISHED: 10:43 28 February 2019 | UPDATED: 11:04 28 February 2019

A cement lorry has been involved in a crash on Dereham Road in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.

A cement lorry has been involved in a crash on Dereham Road in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.

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An 18-year-old student died of multiple injuries after being involved in a crash with a cement mixer, an inquest heard.

Floral tributes left at scene of crash on Dereham Road where Bethany Alexander was killed. Picture Peter WalshFloral tributes left at scene of crash on Dereham Road where Bethany Alexander was killed. Picture Peter Walsh

Bethany Alexander, from Costessey, died on the Dereham Road on February 15 as she was driving a VW Polo.

At the opening of the inquest into her death this morning, a histopathologist report stated the medical cause of death was multiple injuries due to a road traffic collision.

A full inquest will be held at the Norfolk Coroner’s Court on July 31.


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