A driver who died in a freak car crash after a deer jumped in front of her car has been named as a Basingstoke Nurse.
The popular 24 year old Ivory Lapitan, was killed after her car hit a deer when it ran in front of her Peugeot 306. Her vehicle stuck the deer and the car crashed into a tree on the A33 near Micheldever early yesterday morning.
Emergency services were alerted by a shocked passing motorist who was behind the woman just after 6.30am.[photoshelter-gallery g_id=”G0000DJY_L6qyGI4″ g_name=”A33-Micheldever-Deer-RTC” width=”800″ f_fullscreen=”t” bgtrans=”t” pho_credit=”iptc” twoup=”f” f_bbar=”t” f_bbarbig=”f” fsvis=”f” f_show_caption=”t” crop=”f” f_enable_embed_btn=”t” f_htmllinks=”t” f_l=”t” f_send_to_friend_btn=”f” f_show_slidenum=”t” f_topbar=”f” f_show_watermark=”t” img_title=”casc” linkdest=”c” trans=”xfade” target=”_self” tbs=”5000″ f_link=”t” f_smooth=”f” f_mtrx=”t” f_ap=”t” f_up=”f” height=”400″ btype=”old” bcolor=”#CCCCCC” ] Ms Lapitan, who lives in Basingstoke is believed to have been on her was to study at the University of Southampton,
An inquest into the fatal Collsion has been opened and adjourned
Friend paid tribute to her : Jennifer Gill said :Ivory you will be deeply missed. You have brought so much happiness and laughter into my life. There was never a dull moment and my many memories with you will never be forgotten. You truly lived life to the fullest and you’re an inspiration to us all. May your kind heart and gentle soul rest in peace.”
Kim Ash said ” can’t believe I’ll be saying these words. I’ve taken all this time for granted when I could have spent as much time as I could with you. You were such a good friend with a golden heart and soul. I’m so sad to see you go kaibigan, you made such a difference in everyone’s lives. I love you friend May you rest in peace ”
Anna Wisniewski said”I am truly shocked and saddened by the news Ivory Lapitan. The kindest person I have ever met, with the biggest heart. You will be truly missed by everyone that has ever crossed your path. Rest in peace xx”