Trial next year for Hitcham man accused of causing death of Jeanette Harrison, of Pebmarsh, in B1115 Great Finborough crash

Jean Harrison. Picture: CONTRIBUTED BY FAMILY

Jean Harrison. Picture: CONTRIBUTED BY FAMILY - Credit: Archant

The trial of a 72-year-old Suffolk man accused of causing the death of a great-grandmother by dangerous driving is due to take place early next year.

Police at the scene of the crash in Great Finborough in which Jeanette Harrison died. Picture: GREGG

Police at the scene of the crash in Great Finborough in which Jeanette Harrison died. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

Richard Williams, of Bury Road, Hitcham, near Hadleigh, pleaded not guilty at Ipswich Crown Court today (Tuesday) to causing the death of Jeanette Harrison, of Clay Hills, Pebmarsh, Essex by dangerous driving on January 26 last year.

His trial will take place on February 26.

Mrs Harrison, 77, was a passenger in a Vauxhall Astra which was involved in a collision with a Range Rover on the B1115 near Great Finborough.

In a tribute following Mrs Harrison’s death her family said they were “completely devastated and shocked” at her loss.

“She was the most wonderful wife, mum, nan, great nanny and a very dear friend to so many.

“She was the kind of person you could never forget once you had met her, so beautiful – both inside and out, so happy, always making people smile and laugh.

“Our Jean was the kindest, warmest, most caring and generous person.

“She adored children and was absolutely devoted to her three grandchildren and two great granddaughters, who loved her dearly.

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“We have been overwhelmed with the support and wonderful words received from family and many of her friends – a testament to how much she was loved by everybody.

“She will be very sadly missed by all who knew her.”

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