Danny Wake inquest - accidental death

A coroner has recorded a verdict of accidental death at the inquest into the death of Danny Wake.

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Tragic toddler's death: inquest to hear evidence

Danny Wake died walking home with his family last November. Credit: Durham Police

An inquest is due to re-open into the death of a boy, aged 3, who died in a hit and run.

Danny Wake was walking home from Darlington town centre with his mother and brother when he was hit by a vehicle, which did not stop.

He died of a head injury.

It happened at about 10.35am on Monday November 4 2013.

Since then, police have reviewed hundreds of hours of CCTV footage and interviewed several witnesses.

The driver has not been traced.

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