The family of a man who died in a car crash yesterday have paid tribute to a 'generous and kind-hearted' man.
20-year-old Jamie Paton from Levens died when his car, a Seat Arosa, hit a tree. It happened on the A6 at Princes Way, Heversham, on the 24th September at 10.30pm.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 20-year-old man has died in a crash on the A6 at Princes Way, Heversham.
Police believe the man, from the Levens area, hit a tree on Wednesday 24th September at 10.30pm. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information should contact the police.
The A590 road at Gilpin Bridge has reopened following a fatal crash.
The road had been closed when an 82-year-old woman from Levens died in a car crash this morning.
Road cleared after earlier accident on the A590 northbound at Force Lane.
Carlisle Crown Court has heard that a cyclist was killed because a car driver simply failed to see him as he rode to work on a Cumbrian dual carriageway.
51 year old Geoff Davis died after he was hit by a car coming out of a sliproad onto the A590 at Levens near Kendal in November last year.
Mr Davis was a well known outdoor enthusiast and Evangelical church elder who lived in Windermere Road, Kendal.
The car driver 56-year-old David Dixon - pleaded guilty at Carlisle Crown Court to causing his death by careless driving.
Dixon, of Longlands Lane, Heysham, was remanded on bail for background reports and will be sentenced on September 13.
During the hearing the court heard how there was no suggestion that Dixon had been driving too fast.
Prosecuting counsel Arthur Gibson said:
"This is a case, quite simply, where the unfortunate victim was riding his bicycle properly, the bicycle was properly lit and he was wearing appropriate clothing,
"He was there to be seen - but Mr Dixon, for whatever reason, didn't see him."
Judge Peter Hughes QC praised all those involved in the case for their "responsible and realistic attitude".
He said: "These are always tragic and very difficult cases indeed and I am grateful to everybody for not adding to the distress."