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DIANA'S BODYGUARD RECALLS MORE OF EVENTS PRECEDING CRASH

Bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones remembered more details today when questioned for a second time about the events leading to the crash that killed Princess Diana, a police source said.

The 29-year-old bodyguard "took a step forward," the official said on condition of anonymity.

From his hospital room, Rees-Jones was able to describe more of what happened in the few seconds after the Mercedes left the Ritz Hotel, the source said.

But he still cannot remember the exact circumstances of the Aug. 31 crash, the source said.

Rees-Jones was the sole survivor of the accident that killed Diana; her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed; and their driver, Henri Paul.

It was the second time the bodyguard has been questioned. Investigating judge Herve Stephan, accompanied by police, interviewed Rees-Jones on Sept. 19, but the former British paratrooper said he remembered nothing after the moment he got into the Mercedes.

This time, Rees-Jones was able to describe some of what happened between the time the car left the Ritz and when it arrived at the Rue de Rivoli, one block away, the source said.

The information could shed some light on the behavior of paparazzi tailing the Mercedes that night.

The source would not say exactly what Rees-Jones remembered.

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