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Inquest reveals TT visitor died from massive blunt force trauma

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A TT visitor who died after crashing on the Mountain Road suffered massive blunt force trauma.

60-year-old Charles Hughes was pronounced dead at Noble's Hospital on Sunday, May 31st after a road traffic collision earlier that day. 
 
The inquest into the Warrington man's death was officially opened at Douglas Courthouse yesterday. 
 
Mr Hughes, who was a specialist welder, was riding his motorbike when he hit the roadside banking.
 
A post mortem showed he had nine separate types of injury. 
 
Coroner of Inquests John Needham released Mr Hughes' body so that funeral arrangements can take place - the inquest has been adjourned to a date to be fixed. 

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