Teenager killed in crash named

A teenager who was killed in a crash with a van along a Norfolk country road has been named. Mathew Theobald, 19, of Alston Crescent, Stansted, Suffolk, was pronounced dead at the scene on Tuesday evening after the accident on the A149 near Heacham.

A teenage pedestrian who was killed in a crash with a van along a Norfolk country road has been named.

Mathew Theobald, 19, of Alston Crescent, Stansted, Suffolk, was pronounced dead at the scene on Tuesday evening after the accident on the A149 near Heacham.

He had been walking along the road towards King's Lynn with another man at about 9.40pm when he was in a crash with a Vauxhall Vivaro van, driven by a 43-year-old local man.

Police said his family had been informed and that an inquest will open in due course.

Any witnesses to the crash or who saw the men walking along the A149 are asked to contact Sgt Mark Murphy on 0845 456 4567.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter