AN Abingdon man has died after a crash in France, a coroner’s court has heard.

Christopher Ross, 58, died after a two-vehicle crash in Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay, France on May 24 this year.

An inquest was opened into his death at Oxford Coroner’s Court on Thursday (July 4).

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The computer support officer, of Manor Road, Wootton, was identified by staff at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Headington.

However, his cause of death is ‘currently unascertained’.

It is unknown if any other people were injured in the crash.

Area coroner Nicholas Graham has set a date for a full inquest to take place into his death. It will take place at the same court on December 10 at 10am.