Inquest to open into death of young man in Norfolk crash

Tower Road, in Burnham Overy. Photo: Google

Tower Road, in Burnham Overy. Photo: Google - Credit: Google

An inquest will be opened today into the death of a young man killed when his car crashed into a wall on a Norfolk road.

Dylan Baty, 24, died in the crash at Burnham Overy, near Wells, on Saturday, August 24.

Police were called at just before 10.50pm that night to a crash on the A149 Tower Road involving a silver Volkswagen Golf.

Mr Baty, from Swaffham, who was driving the car, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn but died two days later on Monday, August 26.

A passenger, a man in his 20s, was also taken to the hospital and suffered serious leg injuries.


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Senior coroner Jacqueline Lake will open his inquest at the coroner's court in Carrow House, Norwich, at 10.20am today (Wednesday, September 4).

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