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Brighton crash driver Roger Smith died naturally

Crash scene in Queens Park Road, Brighton (Photo by Eddie Mitchell)
Image caption Six homes were evacuated following the crash in Queens Park Road (Photo by Eddie Mitchell)

A Kent lorry driver who died in hospital after crashing into several parked cars died of natural causes, police have said.

Roger Smith, aged 52, of Ashford, was driving a goods vehicle that crashed in Queens Park Road, Brighton, on 5 January.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton but died later.

Sussex Police said a post-mortem examination found he died of natural causes.

A wall in front of a row of terraced houses was also damaged during the crash and six homes were evacuated.

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