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Suffolk/Norfolk: Inquest set to open into death of toddler who was found on Norfolk farm

PUBLISHED: 09:40 27 November 2012

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AN inquest will open today into the death of a toddler who died after being struck by a truck on a Norfolk farm.

The 22-month-old boy, who has been named as Edward Criddle by the coroner, died at the farm off Fersfield Road, Kenninghall, on Thursday after being hit by a silver Nissan pick-up truck at about 4pm.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death was launched by Norfolk Police with assistance from the Health and Safety Executive.

The inquest of the boy will be opened tomorrow afternoon in Norwich. Norfolk coroner William Armstrong will open the inquest.

Investigations continue into the cause of the collision and a specialist officer is supporting the family.

Stowmarket Road in Great Blakenham was closed on Saturday night after a car left the road and crashed into a house.

Police have named the van driver who died in an accident on the Orwell Bridge on Friday as 67-year-old Michael (Mick) Rayner from Essex.

A new customer service office has opened in Sudbury as Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils prepare to move their main operations to Ipswich where they will share Suffolk’s Endeavour House headquarters.

Road crews from Highways England will be working at the following sites on East Anglia’s busiest roads over the next week – so this is where drivers can expect to find delays:

Colchester MP Will Quince was visibly moved as the House of Commons passed a new law giving parents the right to compassionate leave from work after suffering the tragedy of stillbirth.

The snooker area at Bears Pool & Snooker Club in Ipswich has now opened following the venue relaunch this summer.

A primary school student is counting down the days until the Bury St Edmunds Round Table fireworks display after winning an artwork competition to be the VIP.

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