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A man who died as a result of a collision on the A45 on Sunday 26 July has been named as 24-year-old Ashley James Foley from Rugby.
Ashley suffered fatal injuries after his vehicle collided with a tree on the A45.
The incident occurred at around 12:45pm on Sunday 26 July.
Family and friends of Ashley are devastated by his loss and kindly request their privacy be respected at this difficult time.
Investigating officers would still like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident, or has information which could help with their enquiries.
Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, quoting incident number 212 of Sunday 26th July.
The Webb Ellis Cup will be in Victoria Square this afternoon.
The famous trophy will be on display in front of the Council House between 2:00pm and 5:45pm and inside the Council House between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
The area is being transformed for rugby activities which the public can participate in.
The Webb Ellis Cup is the trophy awarded to the winner of the Rugby World Cup.
The trophy is named after William Webb Ellis, who is often credited as the inventor of rugby football.
Mr Webb Ellis was born on 24th November 1806 in Salford. He moved to Rugby in Warwickshire and was educated at Rugby School, before going to Oxford University.
The cup is currently touring the UK and Ireland ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup, which is being hosted by England.
The famous Webb Ellis Trophy will be in Birmingham today as excitement builds ahead of England hosting the Rugby World Cup this autumn.Read the full story ›
In two months time England will have played their first game of the tournament and today the trophy was on display for fans in Birmingham.Read the full story ›
Thousands of rugby fans from have been out in the sunshine to catch a glimpse of the Rugby World Cup, as it started its weekend tour.Read the full story ›
With England playing host to the Rugby World Cup this year, the Wistow Maze in Leicestershire has been inspired to create its own sporting tribute.
Open to the public for the first time this weekend, the new maze design has been created in the shape of a Rugby player scoring a try, with the trophy in the top left hand corner.
It's more than three miles long and the winding pathways snake through eight acres of corn plants.
It's estimated that up to 15,000 people visit the tourist attraction in the area each year.
As England prepares to host the Rugby World Cup, the Webb Ellis Trophy is on tour in the West Midlands.
Former World Cup winner Jason Leonard, at Hereford Cathedral, gets
his hands on the trophy he won in 2003 as part of England's winning
Fans will also have the opportunity to have their photograph taken with the Cup at Sixways in Worcester this afternoon and at a party in Telford at 6pm this evening.
With England hosting this year's Rugby World Cup, Leicestershire's famous Wistow Maze has been created in the shape of a Rugby Player (scoring a try) this year.
It opens to the public tomorrow and features over three miles of intricate pathways carved through 8 acres of living corn.
Leicester's King Power Stadium and Villa Park will host games during the tournament which gets underway in September.