Man hit by lorry in Attleborough is named at inquest opening

Scenes from the road traffic crash Attleborough. Picture: Ian Burt

Scenes from the road traffic crash Attleborough. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

An inquest has opened into the death of a retired farmer who was killed after being hit by a lorry.

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

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

MORE: Man dies after being hit by a lorry in Attleborough Area coroner Yvonne Blake opened the inquest in Norwich on Monday, October 16.

Mr Howe, from Beech Avenue in Attleborough, was born in Threxton.


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A paper review into the death will be held on February 19 and a full inquest is happening on April 3.

Norfolk Police are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information.

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They should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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