The family of a Northumberland driver who died in a crash on the A595 in Cumbria say he was a "gentle giant" who was "well liked".
Iain Bell, from Haltwhilstle, was killed when his Toyota Landcruiser collided with a lorry at Mealsgate, between Carlisle and Cockermouth at approximately 5am on Monday.
In a statement, the 40-year-old's family said:
His wife Linda added:
The lorry driver, a 52-year-old man from Hartlepool, suffered minor injuries. The road was closed for most of the day after the collision.
Cumbria Police is asking any witnesses to contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Watch video of the crash scene: