A Southampton man who died in a crash on the M27 has been named.

Hossein Araghian, of Winchester Road, died on November 26 after a crash between junctions one and two near Copythorne.

The inquest into his death was opened at Winchester Coroner's Court yesterday.

The inquest heard that Mr Araghian, 62, died at the scene.

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At the time of the crash, a police spokesman said it involved a grey Citroen C4 and a black Audi Q5.

A teenage woman, the Citroen driver, suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Mr Araghian's cause of death was given as a cardiac rupture due to a road traffic collision. 

Senior coroner Christopher Wilkinson adjourned the case for a full inquest to be heard at Winchester Coroner's Court on July 5 next year.