Victim of fatal Lowestoft lorry crash named as 18-year-old Rachel Stoter

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Picture: Archant. - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

An 18-year-old woman who died following a collision near Lowestoft has been named as Rachel Stoter.

The woman, who was on foot, was in collision with an HGV on the north bound carriageway on the A47, near Jay Lane, at around 2.50pm yesterday.

Emergency services attended and the woman, from Lowestoft, was taken to the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston with serious injuries, however she died just before 10pm last night.

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The northbound carriageway on the A47 re-opened at around 7.25pm last night, after police carried out an initial investigation at the scene.

Messages of support and condolence for her family and friends have been left on the Lowestoft Journal Facebook page.

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One said: 'RIP sweetheart my thoughts are with your family and friends at this very sad time.'

Police would like to thank those who have already called in and continue to ask anyone who saw the incident to call the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police on 101 quoting CAD number 261 of Monday, May 22.

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