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Inquest opened into death of 23-year-old man

PUBLISHED: 12:58 10 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:58 10 April 2018

Jamie Kelly, who died age 23 in a car crash, was described as 'much loved and cherished' by his family. Photo: Kelly family

Jamie Kelly, who died age 23 in a car crash, was described as 'much loved and cherished' by his family. Photo: Kelly family

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An inquest was opened this morning into the death of a 23-year-old who died in a car crash earlier this year.

Jamie Kelly, from East Harling, was returning home from his job at Midwich in Diss where he had just been promoted when his VW Polo was was involved in a collision on Church Lane in North Lopham.

Area coroner for Norfolk Yvonne Blake gave the medical cause of death as multiple traumatic injuries following a road traffic collision on Tuesday January 30.

Mr Kelly, who would have turned 24 on February 10, had completed a geography degree at Hull University before returning to Norfolk to work at the tech firm.

Sales manager at Midwich, and a close friend, Tom Hawes, said: “Jamie has left a lasting impression on us all and it’s one that will never fade.”

The inquest has been adjourned to take place at Norfolk Coroners Court on September 13.

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