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Memorial For Landslide Victim

A memorial service for the woman killed in a landslide outside the Beaminster tunnel in Dorset is being held today.

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Tunnel deaths - inquest opens

The inquest has opened into the death of two friends from Somerset who died in a landslip at Beaminster tunnel in Dorset.

The coroner heard evidence from a pathologist that the death of 67-year-old Rosemary Snell would have been 'rapid' and her friend 72 year Michael Rolfe 'instantaneous'.

The car which the pair were travelling in at the time was left undiscovered for ten days. A full inquest will be heard

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