Tahnie Martin Biography
Tahnie Martin from Stafford who worked at the University of Wolverhampton had become engaged shortly before she died.
Woman who died after being hit by debris in Wolverhampton during Storm Doris is named as 29-year-old Tahnie Martin https://t.co/PYQfC68DEh
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) February 24, 2017
Tahnie Martin Age
She was 29 Years old
Tahnie Martin Cause of Death
Tahnie Martin was hit by the wooden panel outside Wolverhampton’s Mander Shopping Centre in February 2017.
The fixings attaching the wooden panel that killed Tahnie Martin to the brick water tower in Wolverhampton were obviously rotten and corroded, a court heard today.https://t.co/fP2vRTUrtj
— Express & Star (@ExpressandStar) July 1, 2019
Tahnie Martin Case Latest Update
A court heard an inspection of the roof afterwards found “over 50 recommendations for urgent action”.
In a statement read to the court, the company’s chief executive, Colin Wilson, said he expressed his “deepest and unreserved apology and condolences” to Miss Martin’s family, fiance and friends, and all those affected.
The company, which is facing a fine, will be sentenced on Tuesday.
— Rob Cox (@_robcox_) February 24, 2017
It was calculated up to 90 people had passed the area where Miss Martin was struck, around the time the incident happened.
Following the incident, two health and safety improvement notices for ‘urgent’ remedial works were issued to the company.
“She was a popular, beautiful and ambitious young woman… Tahnie’s death was preventable.”
Tahnie Martin’s mum and dad stand alongside Richard Phillips, a solicitor for #Wolverhampton Council, as he makes a statement outside the court after the guilty plea: pic.twitter.com/Ze9D0O4rqE
— Free Radio News (@freeradionews) April 4, 2019
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- She was struck and killed Outside Starbucks During Storm Dori
- Miss Martin had recently become engaged when she died on February 23, 2017
- The company responsible is facing a hefty fine after admitting safety breaches