|Solar elevation||11° (day)|
|Weather||Fine no high winds|
|Road type||Single carriageway|
|Pedestrian crossing (human)?||None within 50 metres|
|Junction?||Not at junction or within 20 metres|
|Involved||2 vehicles, and 2 casualties|
|Special conditions at site||None|
|Speed limit||30 mph|
|Pedestrian crossing (physical)?||No physical crossing facilities within 50 metres|
|1||van or goods vehicle (3.5t mgw or under)||
Emma Beeney, 40, was walking her husband Rob, 44, to work early yesterday morning when she was struck outside the village church in Etchingham, East Sussex.
A PEDESTRIAN who was crushed and killed when a generator fell from a passing lorry was a serving soldier, it emerged last night.
THE family of a female solider who was crushed to death after a generator fell off the back of a lorry have paid tribute to their “precious and beautiful Emma”. Tragic Emma Beeney, 39, …
A woman who died after being hit by a generator which fell from a lorry is named as Emma Beeney.
Officers are investigating after a pedestrian died in the incident.
A 40-year-old woman has died after she was crushed by a generator which fell off the back of a lorry. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident which happened near Etchingham railway station in East Sussex. The victim has been identified as Emma Beeney, 40 from Etchingham A 44-year-old man was also seriously injured in the accident at 6.55am on Monday and taken to hospital in Brighton. He is in a stable condition. The driver of the lorry, a 42-year-old man from Ashford, Kent, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. A Sussex Police spokesman said: "Emergency services were called to a report of a generator having fallen off a Ford Transit flatbed lorry and hit two pedestrians in Etchingham High Street near the railway station level crossing just before 6.55am on Monday. "A 40-year-old woman sadly died at the scene. A man aged 44 also suffered serious injuries and was flown to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton. He is in a stable condition." Chief Inspector Rosie Ross said: "This was a tragic incident and we are investigating the circumstances. We would like to hear from anyone who saw the lorry before the incident or what actually happened." The driver has been released on bail pending further police inquiries until October 5, the spokesman added.