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'He will be deeply missed': Family pay tribute to 'fantastic dad' after fatal collision on M6

Adam Gibb's family have said he "enjoyed mountain biking, fell running and walking on the fells with our dogs." Photo: Family Photograph

The family of a man who died after a fatal collision on the M6 in Cumbria have paid tribute to him.

51-year-old Adam Gibb, who was on-duty as a Highways England traffic officer, was killed when a black Mercedes left the carriageway and collided with him and a fellow colleague.

The two men were at the side of the carriageway dealing with a separate incident.

Adam Gibb's family have said he "was a fantastic dad and a wonderful husband and will be deeply missed".

He enjoyed mountain biking, fell running and walking on the fells with our dogs. Adam loved his job and really enjoyed being part of the team there.”

– Family of Adam Gibb

The second Highways England officer was transferred to James Cook hospital with serious injuries. He remains in a critical but stable condition.

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