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The parents of Joshua Justyn Smith who died in a collision pay tribute

Joshua Justyn Smith died in a collision on 14th September 2012 Photo: Thames Valley Police

The family of Joshua Justyn Smith have paid tribute to him. The 19-year-old died in a road collision in Emmer Green in Reading last week Friday.

“Our beautiful son, grandson, brother, nephew, great friend and huge Chelsea fan, has been tragically taken away from us on the 14 September.

“He was such a shining light with his beautiful eyes and amazingly infectious smile.

“He made such a wonderful impression and touched the hearts and minds of everyone he met.

“His family are overwhelmed by such a huge outpouring of love from the many people who knew him and cared for him.

“The best parts of all of us will always be Josh. We had nineteen wonderful years with him.

“His family would like to thank everybody for their kind words and support.”

– Tribute from the family of Joshua Justyn Smith

Thames Valley Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision. Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Joshua Justyn Smith was found in a blue Ford Fiesta on Friday 14th September 2012. It is believed the car left the B481 Peppard Road, and collided with a tree near Peppard Building Supplies at around 5.30am.

Anyone with information can contact the Road Death Investigation Team based at Three Mile Cross via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

Alternately anyone with information can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 .