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Pedestrian killed in Lowestoft crash named

The 35-year-old man who died following a road traffic collision in Tom Crisp Way in Lowestoft has been named as Scott Smith from Shadingfield Close in the town.

Mr Smith was a pedestrian who was crossing the road around 5pm on Thursday, 16 July, when he involved in a collision with an Audi A3.

He sustained chest injuries and, despite the efforts of paramedics to save him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed until 8.45pm while an investigation got underway at the scene.


Lowestoft boxer Ogogo to return to the ring after a year out

Anthony Ogogo (right) will return to the ring this weekend. Credit: PA

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo will return to the ring for the first time in a year this weekend.

The Olympic bronze medalist has spent the last 12 months recovering from Achilles surgery.

He'll make his comeback in Germany against Ukrainian fighter Ruslan Schelev on Saturday night (18 July), where he'll feature on the undercard of the Arthur Abraham v Robert Stieglitz bout.

Lit can of lighter fluid put through homeowners letterbox

Police are investigating after someone put a lit can of lighter fluid through the letterbox of a home in Raglan Street in Lowestoft at around 11pm last night.

Officers were contacted by the fire service about 11.10pm yesterday, Tuesday 12 July, to reports of a fire at the home.

Entry was gained to the premises and the small fire behind the door was extinguished. Minor damage had been caused and no one was hurt.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area.

Tunisia attack: Book of condolence opens in Northampton

Stuart Cullen and Philip Heathcote were both killed in the attacks.

A book of condolence for the victims of the Tunisian terrorist attack has opened in Northampton.

The Chairman of Northamptonshire County Council, Cllr Phil Larratt, has opened the book in memory of all those people who lost their lives in the terrorist attack at Sousse, Tunisia, on June 26.

Two people from the region, Stuart Cullen from Carlton Colville in Lowestoft and Philip Heathcote, from Felixstowe were among the 38 people killed.

The book will be in the Sessions House reception at County Hall, George Row, Northampton, from tomorrow where employees and members of the public will be able to write their own messages of condolence and sympathy.


Body found floating in Lowestoft marina

A member of the public reported seeing the body floating on the water at the Haven Marina earlier this morning. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man's body has been found at a marina in Lowestoft.

A member of the public reported seeing the body floating on the water at the Haven Marina earlier this morning.

Police say that they're currently treating the death as unexplained and have started an investigation.

Teenage driver admits causing death by careless driving in crash which killed his brother and cousin

A man whose brother and cousin were killed when his car crashed into a pub on his way to a wedding in Lowestoft has been given a suspended sentence.

19-year-old Christopher Doran and 18-year-old Jonny Cash, died when the car they were in hit the White Hart at Blythburgh in Suffolk in 2013.

At Ipswich Crown Court 19-year-old, Miles Cash, admitted two counts of causing death by careless driving.

Click below to watch a court report from ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu

Restored Navy patrol boat sets sails for France

The MTB 102 boat Credit: ITV News Anglia

A restored Navy patrol boat from Suffolk is beginning her journey to France today to mark the anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation during the Second World War.

MTB 102 is travelling from Oulton Broad near Lowestoft to Ramsgate where she will join 57 other little ships which helped allied troops escape from the Normandy beaches.

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