Journalist killed by biker doing 90mph through Battersea

A drink-driving motorcyclist killed himself and a journalist pedestrian when he hit the woman at up to 90mph, an inquest heard. Melissa Van Der Klugt, 34, died on the evening of 30 August 2019 after Christopher Perry, 40, careered into her in Battersea Park Road, south London. The journalist’s family today (Weds) made clear they will argue for an unlawful killing verdict due to Mr Perry’s incredible speed and the alcohol levels in his blood, Westminster Coroner’s Court heard. Melissa…

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