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Fordham pensioner dies month after he was hit by a van while crossing a road

A 95-year-old Fordham man has died a month after he was hit by a van while crossing a road in the village.

Alonzo Smart was crossing Carter Street at about 9am on December 2 when he was involved in a collision with a white Mercedes Sprinter van.

The pensioner, of New Path, Fordham, was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment, but died yesterday.

Carter Street, Fordham (23256364)
Carter Street, Fordham (23256364)

Last month Richardos Primandas, 52, of Dryleys Court, Northampton, admitted charges of careless driving and driving while disqualified.

He appeared at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on December 9 where he was ordered to complete 200 hours of unpaid work and disqualified from driving for 18 months.

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