The family of a man who died after he was killed when the motorbike he was riding was involved in an accident have paid tribute to him. They have said he was a man who 'brought so much joy and laughter.'
Keith Thomas Graham, 45, of East End, Kirkbampton, Carlisle was riding his black Aprilia Tuono motorcycle on the C class road between Burgh-by-Sands and Boustead Hill on Tuesday 22 May when, at around 7.10pm, he was involved in a collision with livestock.
Mr Graham suffered very serious injuries and sadly passed away in the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle yesterday, Monday 28 May 2012.His family said:
“Keith was loved, respected and admired by all who knew him.
"Never will there be a man who is more sorely missed, not just by the family but by an entire community of people
“It is with great sadness that we have to say goodbye to a man who brought so much joy and laughter to everyone who had the privilege of knowing him."
Police are supporting Mr Graham’s family and are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision
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