Victim of Shelby Daytona crash named as 46-year-old Sophie Hayhow
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The victim of a crash on the A143 involving a Shelby Daytona sports car has been named as 46-year-old Sophie Hayhow.
Emergency services were called to reports of a single vehicle crash on the A134 at 8.45pm on Sunday, July 19.
They arrived to find that a red Shelby Daytona Coupe replica sports car had left the road and collided with trees.
One occupant of the car - a woman in her 40s - was pronounced dead at the scene.
She has since been identified as 46-year-old Sophie Hayhow from Long Melford, as an inquest into her death opened at Suffolk Coroners Court today (October 23).
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The court heard how Ms Hayhow has suffered significant injuries as a consequence of the crash and despite being helped by paramedics, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The second occupant, a man, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for treatment.
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A full inquest is due to take place on February 21, 2021.