KING’S LYNN: Alarm as Mart stewards are defied by driver

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A driver ignoring a pedestrian crossing during the first 48 hours of the Mart has prompted further calls to close Lynn town centre to traffic during the funfair.

Marshals manning a controlled crossing point in Tuesday Market Place was one of a number of safety measures introduced in the wake of Rio Bell’s death during last year’s event.

Three-year-old Rio died after being involved in a collision with a car in King Street. The driver was later cleared of any blame.

 

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