Man killed on Suffolk country lane

A 24-year-old Suffolk man has been killed in a road traffic accident on a country lane near Bury St Edmunds.Suffolk police today named the victim of the crash, which happened in Hawstead in the early hours of Saturday, as James Diaper, from Hawstead.

By James Fraser

A 24-year-old Suffolk man has been killed in a road traffic accident on a country lane near Bury St Edmunds.

Suffolk police today named the victim of the crash, which happened in Hawstead in the early hours of Saturday, as James Diaper, from Hawstead.

His Volkswagen Golf left the road and ended up in a ditch.


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Police say Mr Diaper was found dead at the scene by paramedics, who had been called by a passerby at 4am.

Three fire crews from Bury also attended.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident.

Anyone who may have seen anything should call Pc Mick Marlow at Bury traffic unit on 01284 774152.

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