M40 death man ‘had walked into roadway’

M40 death man ‘had walked into roadway’

M40 death man ‘had walked into roadway’

First published in News

An inquest has opened into the death of a Thame man who was killed on the M40.

Ivan Elford, 40, of Pearce Way, Thame, who was a civil engineer, died on the motorway between junctions 8a at Thame and 9 at Bicester on August 4.

At Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court yesterday Coroner Darren Salter, reading from a police report, said: “On the M40 he stepped in front of an approaching lorry.”

The initial cause of death is thought to be multiple injuries.

The inquest has been adjourned until January 22, 2015.

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