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SatNav Leads to Accidental Death

Source – BBC:

The wife of a man who died when their car was swept down a river in Hampshire followed sat-nav directions into a flooded ford, 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.

The car driven by Ms Turner was submerged in 1.5m (5ft) of fast flowing water, police said at the time.

A coroner in Alton recorded a verdict of accidental death. . . . [Full Story]