Fatal accident on M6 Cumbria

A lorry driver has died in a road accident at junction 42 on the M6 in Cumbria.

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Lorry driver named after fatal crash

The police have released details of the man who died when his lorry overturned at junction 42 of the M6 yesterday morning.

He's 42 year old Matthew Edward Fulcher from Ferryside, Carmarthenshire in South Wales.

His family have released a statement in tribute to a person they call a ‘big man with a huge heart’.

Matt was the best kind of man imaginable, whose good heart equaled his great physical stature, loved by all whose lives he touched, and a truly wonderful father who was his little girl’s hero. He will be deeply and profoundly missed. His passing leaves us all devastated and with the utmost resolve to ensure this great man’s memory is kept alive for his beloved daughter, Kimi.

– Meriel Fulcher, Matthew Fulcher's wife

Mr Fulcher's lorry crashed just after 7am yesterday morning.

It was the only vehicle involved.

His family say he was an experienced lorry driver and had begun driving HGVs shortly after leaving school.

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