Sat-Nav kills driver who depended on it too much

Headley ford car death: Wife ‘was following sat-nav’

A coroner in Alton has recorded a verdict of accidental death on Mr Gammon

23 October 2012 Last updated at 14:08

The wife of a man who died when their car was swept down a river and submerged in Hampshire was following a sat-nav, an inquest has heard.

Jonathan Gammon and his wife Priscilla Turner, from Teddington in south-west London, were attempting to cross the ford at Thornford Road, Headley.

Their car, driven by Ms Turner, was swept downstream about 100m (328ft) during floods

A coroner in Alton recorded a verdict of accidental death.

Ms Turner managed to swim free after the car came to a stop, but Mr Gammon and their dog both died.

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