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Memorial for Michael Evans, pedestrian killed in collision with red Peugeot 207, Frith Road, Dover

A memorial service takes place for a pedestrian killed in a collision with a car.

Michael Evans' ashes will also be buried with the remains of his adoptive parents.

Michael Evans: a memorial takes place for him in less than a fortnight. Dover Picture: Gloria Stokely
Michael Evans: a memorial takes place for him in less than a fortnight. Dover Picture: Gloria Stokely

The service will at at Charlton Church, Dover, from 11am on Monday, December 9.

The Rev Melissa Carter will lead the service and those attending will include Mr Evans' cousin, Gloria Stokely, of South Carolina, USA and her husband Kelvin.

Mr Evans' remains will be cremated at a private ceremony next Wednesday.

They will be buried in the grave of Robert and Vivienne Evans of Dover, at Barham Crematorium two days later.

Mr Evans, 53, of Salisbury Road, Dover, was in collision with a red Peugeot 207 at 5.40pm on Saturday, November 9, at the town's Frith Road.

Frith Road, Dover
Frith Road, Dover

He died at the scene.

Police now confirm that the impact was at the end of Frith Road where it meets Bridge Street and Maison Dieu Road.

Shortly after the impact a 31-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman, both from Dover, were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Kent Police say that they have been bailed, pending further enquiries, until next Thursday.

A third person was arrested on the same suspicion last Friday.

Mr Evans will be buried with his adoptive parents. Picture: Gloria Stokely
Mr Evans will be buried with his adoptive parents. Picture: Gloria Stokely

The 28-year-old man, of no fixed address, in Dover, was later released pending further enquiries.

A 39-year-old woman from Dover was arrested that same day, in her case on suspicion of assisting an offender.

She was bailed, pending further enquiries, until Wednesday, December 11.

Police continue to ask for witnesses to help in their investigations.

They particularly want dash camera footage of the Peugeot being driven in the Frith Road area on the evening of the collision.

Anyone with information should call Kent Police’s Serious Collison Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting the reference number DB/RF/118/19.

Alternatively email sciu.td@kent.police.uk

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