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There have been many tributes to North Yorkshire Police constable Andrew Bramma who died when his patrol van crashed into a tree near Ripon, as he answered a 999 call to another traffic accident. Jon Hill reports.
Officers at Greater Manchester Police have paid tribute to Police Constable Andrew Bramma, who was killed whilst on duty in North Yorkshire.
Andrew joined the Rochdale division of Greater Manchester Police in October 2008, before leaving in August 2012, to transfer to North Yorkshire Constabulary.
North Yorkshire Police's temporary Chief Constable Tim Madgwick said Pc Bramma, who died in a road accident while answering an emergency call, was "a man of integrity".
He went on to say that at this point the police did not believe anyone else had been involved in the accident and that a full and comprehensive investigation would take place.
Pc Bramma, who has two young sons, had transferred from Greater Manchester Police to North Yorkshire about four months ago, a police spokesman said.
A police officer who died after his car crashed into a tree as he responded to an emergency call was named by North Yorkshire Police as Pc Andrew Bramma, 32.
Flowers have been laid at the scene of the crash in North Yorkshire, which claimed the life of a police officer. More details here.
The road where a police officer died in an accident while answering an emergency call was closed for several hours on Saturday night as collision investigators examined the scene.
Police said the Health and Safety Executive has been informed and an investigation will be carried out into the cause of the collision.
- Anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the vehicle or witnessed the collision is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.