Inquest hears how former Wisbech Rose Fair Carnival Queen contestant drowned in Fenland dyke

A 19-year-old former Wisbech Rose Fair Carnival Queen contestant died after her car plunged into a ditch, an inquest heard this week. Megan Warner, of Stables Court, Leverington, was driving along the A1101 between Welney and Wisbech on May 4 when her car

A 19-year-old former Wisbech Rose Fair Carnival Queen contestant died after her car plunged into a ditch, an inquest heard this week.

Megan Warner, of Stables Court, Leverington, was driving along the A1101 between Welney and Wisbech on May 4 when her car left the road.

At the inquest in Swaffham on Monday, Greater Norfolk Coroner William Armstrong recorded a verdict that Miss Warner died accidentally as a result of drowning after the car she was driving left the road and went into a water-filled dyke.

Warner had recently completed studies in art and design, psychology and travel and tourism at Downham Sixth Form College.


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She worked at Evans clothes store.

Two years ago she entered the Wisbech Rose Fair Carnival Queen contest.

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