A DAD killed in a road crash in North Dorset died of multiple injuries, an inquest was told.

Michael Brown, 43, from Stur-minster Marshall, was travelling with his wife and daughter when they were involved in a head-on collision on the A31 near Winterborne Zelston.

Mr Brown was pronounced dead at the scene on Monday March 24. His wife and daughter suffered serious, but not life-threatening, injuries and were treated in hospital before being released the next day.

The inquest was opened in Bournemouth by coroner Sheriff Payne.

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