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‘A true gentleman’: tributes to great-grandfather killed in crash

75 year old Peter Heywood died on Tuesday. Credit: GMP

The family of a man who died in a crash in Trafford has paid tribute to him as "a true gentleman".

75 year old Peter Heywood was a pedestrian and involved in a crash in Manchetser on Tuesday, where he was fatally injured.

His family say he was a well-respected man and was known by many in the Trafford area.

He was a true gentleman, very independent and a proud man. He will be missed by all who knew him.

We would like to thank everyone for the abundance of support that has been shown at this truly heart breaking time.

– Family of Peter Heywood

Peter leaves behind his daughter Michelle, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A police investigation into the crash is ongoing and officers are appealing for witnesses.

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Game of Thrones superstar spotted in...Asda!

Credit: Traycie Dargon

You don't expect to bump in to one of the stars of the biggest television series in the world in your local Asda, but that's exactly what Traycie Dargon did when she spotted non-other-than Game of Thrones' lovable Samwell Tarly actor John Bradley-West.

Credit: Traycie Dargon

Teacher Traycie was in the Trafford Park supermarket this afternoon when she spotted the superstar.

She said:

He was posing for pictures with everyone, I didn't have a clue who he was. The guy on the till told me, Gary, he's a massive fan of Game of Thrones and was star struck by him.

He posed happily with quite a few people for pictures.

I don't watch it myself, but took the pictures anyway. He had he's picture taken with numerous Asda staff as well.

– Traycie Dargon

John grew up in Wythenshawe and is currently starring in the 7th season of Game of Thrones which is made by HBO.

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