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Bury St Edmunds man Zachary Sutton to be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to death by dangerous driving after crash on A143 at Great Barton

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A Bury St Edmunds man will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to causing the death of a hitchhiker.

Zachary Sutton, of Fallowfield Walk, will appear at Ipswich Crown Court on November 26.

He appeared at the same court last Wednesday where he entered a guilty plea.

Ipswich Crown Court.
Ipswich Crown Court.

The 37-year-old was driving a lorry on the A143 at Great Barton on July 1, 2019, when he hit Egidijus Linauskas, who was hitchhiking.

Mr Linauskas, of no fixed abode but originally from Lithuania, suffered life-threatening head, neck and back injuries during the incident.

He was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, where he died 10 days later.

An inquest into Linauskas' death is to be held on November 25.

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