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Coroner opens M5 crash victims' inquests

The inquests into the deaths of the seven people killed in a crash on the M5 in Somerset last Friday have opened and been adjourned.

All of the bodies were officially released by the West Somerset coroner Michael Rose at the hearing in Taunton.

Mr Rose also thanked the work of the emergency services, who "responded with incredible speed and in many cases considerable bravery".

John Maguire reports.

  • 10 Nov 2011
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