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Inquest is opened in crash death doctor

PUBLISHED: 11:19 08 December 2001 | UPDATED: 10:59 03 March 2010

A CORONER has opened an inquest into the death of a doctor from Lavenham who died following a road crash.

Thomas Penistan, 53, of the Old Rectory, Church Street, Lavenham, died in Addenbrooke's Hospital on November 27 following an accident in Hintlesham earlier that day.

A CORONER has opened an inquest into the death of a doctor from Lavenham who died following a road crash.

Thomas Penistan, 53, of the Old Rectory, Church Street, Lavenham, died in Addenbrooke's Hospital on November 27 following an accident in Hintlesham earlier that day.

An inquest yesterday heard that Mr Penistan died of a brain injury and skull fracture as a result of the accident. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Greater Suffolk coroner Peter Dean adjourned the inquest pending further inquiries.


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