The death of a Rickmansworth man who died in a motorcycle accident in the south of France will be investigated by a coroner this week.

David Marchant, 35, died near Commune De Chataeuvieux on June 3 2009.

Mr Marchant, of Coombe Hill Road, was born and raised in Croxley Green and was well known for his love of adventure.

Hertfordshire Coroner’s Court will hear evidence on Thursday about how the accident happened.