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Crash inquest adjourned

Wed, 11 Jan 2012

The inquest into the death of a Castletown man who died in a crash has been opened and adjourned.

Barrie Sumner was killed when his motorbike collided with a car at Sunny Orchard, near to the Fairy Bridge, last Tuesday morning.

The inquest heard the 46 year old Steam Packet worker was thrown from his bike, landing in a ditch.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post mortem found he died from multiple injuries.

Investigations into the crash continue and the inquiry was adjourned until a later date.

Coroner Jayne Hughes offered her condolences to Mr Sumner's family and friends.



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