Colin Black : “Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Newbury Identified as Colin Black, Aged 30”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Newbury Fatality Victim Formally Identified as Colin Black

Newbury, Berkshire – The man tragically killed in a fatal road accident in Newbury has now been officially identified as Colin Black, a 30-year-old resident of the town. The incident occurred on Monday, September 11, at approximately 7:35 pm when Mr. Black was struck by a bronze-colored Honda CRV on the A339.

Yesterday, an inquest into Mr. Black’s untimely death was opened at Reading Town Hall, shedding light on the circumstances surrounding the accident. Assistant Berkshire Coroner, Justine Spencer, revealed that the collision occurred just before the footbridge on the northbound carriageway towards Tesco, adjacent to the Two Saints hostel. She also highlighted that post mortem tests confirmed Mr. Black had succumbed to multiple injuries. PC Anthony Gibson formally identified Mr. Black at the scene, according to the hearing.

The inquest, which has been adjourned for further investigations, aims to gather more information and establish a clearer picture of the incident that led to Mr. Black’s tragic demise. Det Sgt Darren Brown, the senior investigating officer, expressed his condolences to the grieving family, emphasizing that they are receiving support from specially trained family liaison officers during this challenging period.

Thames Valley Police are urging anyone who witnessed the accident or saw pedestrians in the vicinity of the A339 around the time of the incident to come forward with any information. Additionally, they are requesting drivers who were on the A339 during that time to contact them. Dash-cam footage capturing the incident or the events leading up to it would be particularly valuable in aiding the investigation.

To provide information, individuals can either submit a report online through the Thames Valley Police website or call 101, quoting the reference number 43230408025.

The loss of Mr. Black’s life has undoubtedly left a void in the community, and the investigation into his death aims to bring closure and answers to his grieving loved ones. The police are determined to gather as much evidence as possible to ensure a thorough investigation.

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