Inquest opened following death of teenager on A47 in Norfolk

An inquest into the death of an 18-year-old girl killed on the A47 near North Burlingham earlier this week was opened in Norwich this afternoon.

Tributes have poured in since the crash happened at around 5.30am on Tuesday, when a black Fiat Punto carrying five young women - believed to be on their way back from Halloween celebrations - crashed into the back of a stationary white articulated lorry.

The inquest confirmed the name of the girl as Ellie Tweed, although the name had already been confirmed publicly by police, and her address as Ryelands in Hemsby.

It was said that Miss Tweed was born on November 22, 1992 by deputy Norfolk coroner, Jacqueline Lake.

The inquest was adjourned until a later date for further investigations to be carried out.

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