Sompting man killed in road accident, inquest hears

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A SOMPTING man was killed on the A27 near Lyons Farm as he attempted to cross the road, an inquest heard.

David Kelly, of Priory Close, Sompting, died on January 7 this year, aged 79, after he was struck by a car and thrown 15 feet on May 17, last year.

At his inquest, which took place today (May 12) at Worthing Magistrates’ Court, evidence was heard from the driver who hit Mr Kelly, as well as witnesses of the accident.

For a full report, read the Herald on Thursday, May 19.