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An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of aman who was killed in a crash on the M1.

Michael Timmons, 70, from Ilkley, West Yorkshire, died when his Volvo and a lorry crashed between junctions 28 and 29 on thenorthbound carriageway in Derbyshire on 4 October.

A female passenger from the car was also taken to hospital with injuries.

The inquest at Chesterfield Coroner’s Courtheard a post-mortem examination took place on Tuesday.

However, furthertests need to be carried out to determine the cause of death of Mr Timmons, whowas a retired reconstructive plastic surgeon.

Coroner Peter Nieto adjourned the inquest until 10 January.

Queues on M1 northbound

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