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Lorry driver who killed father-of-two, 50, while having a 'coughing fit' at the wheel of his 20-ton truck WON'T be prosecuted

Philip Beeton, 50, killed when 20-tonne truck ploughed into him on A10 in 2015 
His nephew Jack, 17, who was sat in the passenger seat suffered serious injuries 
Truck driver William Abbott said a coughing fit forced him to swerve into Bee…

'Coughing fit' driver says he couldn't avoid death crash

A dad-of-two died after a lorry driver’s “coughing fit” made him swerve into oncoming traffic, a coroner’s inquest heard today (January 22).
Phillip Beeton, 50, was killed when his Citroen Relay van was hit head-on by a 20-tonne tipper truck on the A10…