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Appeal for witnesses after fatal crash

Norfolk Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision at Thurton, near Loddon, yesterday afternoon. It happened on the A146 when a grey Citroen C1 was involved in a collision with a silver Toyota Yaris and a white Ford Transit Tipper.

The driver of the Citroen was killed. The road was closed for five hours.

Police name woman killed in A146 crash

Christine Coulton Credit: Norfolk Police

A woman who died in a road traffic collision in Loddon, Norfolk has been named as Christine Coulton, 62, from Bowthorpe, Norwich.

The three vehicle collision took place at 4.40pm on Thursday (17 April) on the A146 near to the High Bungay Road.

Four other people injured in the collision, including Ms Coulton's daughter, remain in hospital in a stable condition.

Today, the family of Ms Coulton issued the following tribute:

"Christine was a hugely devoted daughter, partner, mother, sister, aunty and friend to many, many people.

"Her loss has devastated us as a family and we are struggling to come to terms with such tragic news.

"Our thoughts are currently with her daughter who remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital. "The family would like to express their thanks to all the emergency services who attended the scene and for the on-going support by police and the countless messages received via Facebook.

"We also extend our best wishes for a speedy recovery to the families of the other parties injured."

The police investigation continues and any witnesses are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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