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Lorry driver due to go on trial over death of pedestrian

PUBLISHED: 06:00 06 January 2020 | UPDATED: 16:21 06 January 2020

Police at the scene of a crash involving a lorry and a pedestrian on Station Road in Attleborough. Picture Ian Burt.

Police at the scene of a crash involving a lorry and a pedestrian on Station Road in Attleborough. Picture Ian Burt.

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A lorry driver is due to go on trial today following the death of a pedestrian.

Dudley Howe, 82, died while walking along Station Road, Attleborough, at noon on Friday, October 6, 2017.

He was struck by a blue DAF articulated lorry, which was travelling along the road towards the train station.

Simon Rayner, 51, of Abbot Road, Norwich, has been accused of causing death by careless/inconsiderate driving.

Rayner has pleaded not guilty and his trial is due to start on Monday at Norwich Crown Court.


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