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

PUBLISHED: 10:42 07 August 2009 | UPDATED: 09:11 02 June 2010

Megan Warner

Megan Warner

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.

She worked at Evans clothes store.

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


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