Woman crushed by a reversing hearse

THE death of a Heanor woman crushed by a reversing hearse was a tragic accident, an inquest heard this week.

Former ordnance operative Valerie Griffiths died on July 17, 2009, as she made her way back from a shopping trip to her Abbott Street home, next to a funeral business.

The Preston born 46-year-old was only yards away from her side door when a hearse returning from a funeral reversed into the narrow courtyard without seeing her.

It ran her over, causing fatal damage to her liver.

THE death of a Heanor woman crushed by a reversing hearse was a tragic accident, an inquest heard this week.

Former ordnance operative Valerie Griffiths died on July 17, 2009, as she made her way back from a shopping trip to her Abbott Street home, next to a funeral business.

The Preston born 46-year-old was only yards away from her side door when a hearse returning from a funeral reversed into the narrow courtyard without seeing her.

It ran her over, causing fatal damage to her liver.

Hearse death was tragic accident, inquest hears

Read more at www.ripleyandheanornews.co.uk

 

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