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Bestival coach crash inquest

An inquest is being held into the deaths of three people, killed in a coach crash as they were travelling home from a music festival.

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Inquest into Bestival coach crash deaths

An inquest will be held today into the deaths of three people killed in a coach crash in Surrey.

They were on the 52-seater vehicle heading back to Merseyside from Bestival on the Isle of Wight when it left the carriageway of the A3 near Hindhead and hit a tree last September.

Kerry Ogden, 23, of Maghull, Liverpool, died with another passenger, musician Michael Molloy, 18, from Woolton, Liverpool, and the coach driver, 63-year-old Colin Daulby, from Warrington.

Police said the road conditions and the weather were not thought to be a factor in the crash and the 16-year-old coach had only been on the road for around an hour after leaving Portsmouth.

The hearing at Woking Civic Offices is scheduled to last for two days.

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