Ford tragedy man named
May 01, 2012
A man who died after the car he was travelling in became stuck in a ford has been named as Jonathan Gammon from Middlesex.
The 52-year-old from Kingston Lane, Teddington, was a passenger in the silver Toyota Yaris which was being driven by his wife when it entered the ford at Thornford Road, Headley, on the county border on Monday morning.
The car was swept 100m downstream and became submerged by flood water.
Nr Gammon's wife, 55, was able to get out of the car but after being rescued by firefighters her husband was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sergeant Paul Plews, from the Farnborough Roads Policing Unit, said: "Our thoughts are with his wife and family who are understandably very distressed by what’s happened.
"Our investigation is focused on establishing the events leading up to Mr Gammon’s death and we will be preparing a file for the coroner."