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Fatal crash victim named

PUBLISHED: 10:28 09 October 2008 | UPDATED: 21:27 05 July 2010

AN American airman who died following a road accident near Southwold on Tuesday has been named by police.

He was 23-year-old Jacob Butler, an airman assigned to the 48th Component Maintenance Squadron based at RAF Lakenheath.

AN American airman who died following a road accident near Southwold on Tuesday has been named by police.

He was 23-year-old Jacob Butler, an airman assigned to the 48th Component Maintenance Squadron based at RAF Lakenheath.

Enquiries are continuing into the cause of the accident that happened about 10.15pm on the A1095 road, about a quarter-of-a-mile east of the A12 junction at Blythburgh.

Mr Butler's purple Volvo S40 left the road and collided with a tree in the single vehicle accident.

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Paul Carr at the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Police Headquarters on 01473 613500.


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