THE inquest into a Charford man killed by a vehicle while walking on the Bromsgrove highway, died as a result of an accident a coroner has ruled.

Stuart Burns, of Crossley Walk, died after being hit by a car on the A448 Bromsgrove Highway at around 6am on Saturday, December 14.

At Mr Burns' inquest yesterday, (April 8), the Worcestershire Coroner recorded a verdict that the 41-year-old died as a result of an accident.