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Family pays tribute to man killed in Durham crash

Tributes have been paid to a driver who died in a road accident in County Durham.

Wayne Seal, 46, was killed in a collision on the B6282 Lands Road, Cockfield, South of Bishop Auckland, County Durham at 12.25am on May 29.

Wayne Seal

Wayne, from Newton Aycliffe, was the son of Sandra and Walter and brother to Tony, Garry and Matthew.

“Wayne will be sadly missed by his family and many VW enthusiast friends and will be remembered for his outgoing care-free personality. Rest in peace.”

– Garry, Wayne Seal's brother

Mr Seal was driving a Ford Fiesta which was involved in a collision with a Skoda Fabia. The driver and front seat passenger of the Skoda Fabia were taken to the University Hospital of North Durham with minor injuries. A rear seat passenger of the Skoda was taken to the James Cook University Hospital suffering spinal injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 0191 375 2159.

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Body found in search for missing York woman

Colleen Jarvis

Police searching for a missing woman from York have found a body.

Colleen Jarvis, 55, was last seen leaving her home in Burlington Avenue in York on May 26.

No formal identification has taken place, but police have informed her family about the discovery.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police on 101.

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