Inquest to examine deaths of three teenagers in Norfolk crash

From left, Kyle Warren, Dominic O'Neill and Billy Hines, who died in a road crash in Pulham Market.

From left, Kyle Warren, Dominic O'Neill and Billy Hines, who died in a road crash in Pulham Market. Picture: WARREN, O'NEILL AND HINES FAMILIES - Credit: WARREN, O'NEILL AND HINES FAMILI

An inquest is due to be heard today into the deaths of three teenage boys whose car crashed off a rural road and into trees.

The friends died of multiple injuries after the black Ford Ka they were travelling in left the road near the village of Pulham Market, Norfolk.

It happened at around 11.50pm on April 5 last year and they were pronounced dead the next day.

Farmhand Kyle Warren, 17, 16-year-old student Billy Hines and Dominic O'Neill, 18, were each described at an earlier hearing as 'one of three occupants of a vehicle involved in a collision'.

No details were given as to who was driving the vehicle along Tivetshall Road when it crashed.


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Mr O'Neill's mother described her son as a 'beautiful, much-loved person', and Billy was described in a tribute as a 'funny, loving, caring, hard-working boy' who loved motorbikes and cars.

Kyle's family described him as a 'very cheeky chappie, who always had a wonderful smile on his face' and who had a passion for banger racing.

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The inquest will be held at the Coroner's Court in Thorpe Road, Norwich at 2pm today.

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