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James Gosnell named as victim of yesterday's fatal M20 accident between junction 4 for Leybourne and 2 for Wrotham

The man killed in a motorway accident yesterday has been identified as James Gosnell.

The 32-year-old, from Plumstead, died at the scene after a black Jaguar X-Type crashed through a nearside barrier.

It happened shortly before 11.30am close to junction 4 for Leybourne and paramedics at the scene were unable to save him.

James Gosnell
James Gosnell
James Gosnell and his wife Helena
James Gosnell and his wife Helena

Police investigators remained at the scene for close to six hours and the M20 coast-bound was closed between junction 2 for Wrotham and 4 until around 5pm.

The M26 coast-bound was also closed.

The scene of the accident yesterday
The scene of the accident yesterday

It is not believed that any other vehicles were involved in the accident but Kent Police would like to speak with anybody who may have seen the accident happen.

Witnesses should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting reference 31-485.

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