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Family of Macclesfield crash victim pay tribute

Dan Barlow described as a "dedicated and loving family man" Credit: Cheshire Police

The family of a man who died after a road crash in Macclesfield have paid tribute to him.

Police and other emergency services were called to Farm Lane, Lower Withington at 7.12am yesterday.

When police arrived, a tree was partially in the road, and a Volkswagen Golf had collided with a Range Rover.

The driver of the Volkswagen, 33-year-old Dan Barlow, died at the scene.

The front seat passenger, a 46-year-old woman had to be released from the car by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and was taken to Wythenshawe Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

Dan's family said: "A dedicated and loving family man, adored by his wife, two daughters, mum and dad, sister and dearly loved by all who knew him. A keen mountain biker and musician. He devoted his life to helping other people as a pain nurse."

The driver of the Ranger Rover, a 43-year-old woman was taken to Macclesfield Hospital to be checked over and discharged the same day.

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