Motorcyclist who died on the A47 at Pentney named as Ashley Rayner

Norfolk Coroner's Court in Norwich. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norfolk Coroner's Court in Norwich. Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2012

A King's Lynn man died after a collision near a layby on the A47 at Pentney.

Ashley Rayner, 29, was riding his motorcycle on November 10, when he was involved in a collision with a lorry.

Opening the inquest into his death in Norwich this morning, area coroner Yvonne Blake said: 'He sustained serious injuries.'

She added that despite treatment by paramedics and doctors at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mr Rayner, of Harewood Drive, died of his injuries.

She gave the medical cause of death as brain injury and road traffic collision.

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She said: 'Enquiries will have to be made, a pre-inquest review will be held on February 23, 2017.'

Since his death, Mr Rayner's family and friends have shared their memories and photos on a public Facebook page 'Ashley Rayner - Memorial Group'

A JustGiving page was also set up to support his family, and smashed the fundraising target of £2,000.

It has now reached £2,765.

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At the time of the crash the road was shut between the A149 Hardwick Roundabout at King's Lynn and the A1122 in Swaffham.

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