12:19pm Friday 30th August 2013
A INQUEST has been opened into the death of a Halesowen biker killed when he collided with railings.
Tom Oakes, aged 19 from Philip Road, died when the Yamaha 125cc bike he was riding hit a metal fence on Amber Way on August 24.
Black Country coroner Robin Balmain opened and adjourned the inquest after giving evidence the teenager died from severe head injuries but the cause of the collision required further investigation.
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