Couple's wedding plans hit by tragedy
A DEVASTATED fiancée has spoken of her heartbreak after the man she was due to marry lost his fight for life on the eve of their wedding day.Blair Anderson now plans to leave the country as a result of the tragic death of Kristoffer Tott, with memories of the area where the young couple had planned to spend the rest of their lives now haunted by sadness.
A DEVASTATED fiancée has spoken of her heartbreak after the man she was due to marry lost his fight for life on the eve of their wedding day.
Blair Anderson now plans to leave the country as a result of the tragic death of Kristoffer Tott, with memories of the area where the young couple had planned to spend the rest of their lives now haunted by sadness.
The 22-year-old, who was due to marry his American sweetheart today in North Yorkshire, lost his fight for life on Thursday in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge - just two days before the celebrations were to take place.
The news has left his fiancée, who met the Royal Air Force serviceman last year, in a state of devastation.
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Speaking of her partner, Ms Anderson, 22, said: “Kristoffer Tott was a 22-year-old senior aircraftsman in the Royal Air Force
“He served in the RAF for just over three years. We met when he was placed as just one of six RAF personnel at an American base in 2003.
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“We lived in Newmarket and were due to get married on December 11, 2004 in Saltburn, Cleveland.
“As a result of recent events I will leave England where we had planned on spending our lives.”
Mr Tott sustained critical injuries in a horrific road accident on Wednesday, December 1.
His silver Honda Accord was in collision with two lorries on the eastbound carriageway of the A14 at Newmarket, close to the Thousand Guineas service station.
The RAF serviceman was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, and fought for his life for eight days before he tragically passed away.
A lorry driver from the Netherlands is due to appear in court today charged with offences relating to the accident which claimed Mr Tott's life.
Huig Ouwenhand, 51, was arrested on Thursday and quizzed by detectives in Bury St Edmunds.
He was yesterday charged with driving without due care and attention, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and two Tachograph offences.
Ouwenhand will appear before St Edmundsbury Magistrate's Court at a special Saturday hearing today.