A HAMPSHIRE man who died in a crash has been named as the inquest into his death opens.

Damian Walton, of Downview Way, died after in a collision on Winchester Road, Bishop’s Waltham, on December 19.

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Area coroner Rosamond Rhodes-Kemp, who opened the inquest at Winchester Coroner's Court on January 10, said that the 33-year-old had been riding his motorbike when he collided with a Ford Ranger.

The initial cause of death has been given as multiple injuries.

The full inquest will take place at Winchester Coroner’s Court on December 11.