The family of a teenager who died in a crash in Penrith on Thursday (7th March) have paid tribute to a ‘much loved’ man who was a ‘devoted dad’.
19-year-old Robin Hewitt, from Milner Mount in Penrith, died in the accident near Eamont Bridge.
He was a passenger in a BMW car which hit a tree by the side of the B5320.
The 23-year-old driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
A spokesperson from Robin's family said:
"Robin was a much loved son and brother and was a devoted father to Leon.
“He will be very sadly missed by his parents Susan and Phillip, his brothers, Robert and Ross, and all the extended family members.”