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Two men who died in Saltash crash are named by police: UPDATE
5:00pm Tuesday 5th November 2013 in Devon
The two men who died in a Saltash crash have been formally named by police.
Formal identification has now been carried out on the driver and passenger in the BMW 318.
The passenger was Christopher Williams, aged 21, from Saltash. The driver has been named as Lee Skeldon, aged 27 from Saltash.
Lee Skeldon family and friends have paid tribute to a "beloved son".
Dad, Gemma and all of his brothers said Lee was much loved by his family and all his friends.
Adding: "Lee was a kind, thoughtful, hard-working lad who was very close to his brothers, Carl, Wayne, Scott and his younger brothers Corey, Thomas and Alfie. He had a great love for life but unfortunately was taken from us so young. Gone were the days we all used to share, but God will look after you in his loving care, you will be missed so much by us all. Rest in peace son, love you forever",
His mother said: "Lee you were the apple of my eye! I can’t believe you’re gone. Mum will never forget you, my beautiful son, love Mum and Shawn.”
His uncle Graham and auntie Charly said: "“Lee, it does not seem real that you have been taken from us but you will always be in our hearts and thoughts.”
Police are appealing for witnesses following the crash on the A38 at Saltash, Cornwall at 11.46pm on Friday, November 1.
One vehicle was involved and the two male occupants of the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. Police have informed their next of kin.
The A38 was closed whilst police collision investigators attended the scene.
Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Devon & Cornwall Police quoting log number 1057 01/11/13.
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