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Tribute to pedestrian who died in Spennymoor crash

A pedestrian who died after a crash with a car has been named as John Taylor from Spennymoor.

The 38-year-old was involved in a crash on Clarence Street the early hours of Saturday morning (December 23).

His family have paid tribute to their "much loved son":

It is with deepest regret that we announce the death of John Taylor, son, dad, brother and uncle, who was involved in a tragic road traffic collision in Spennymoor on December 23. He was a much loved son and will be sadly missed. We wish to thank everyone for their support so far, however we ask for privacy to grieve at this difficult time.

– John Taylor's family



Police investigate serious crash in County Durham

Police are looking to trace the people who were in this car at the time of the crash Credit: Durham Police

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in Spennymoor in County Durham.

It happened at round 5.30am on Sunday 2nd April 2017 and involved a silver Ford Focus.

It is believed the vehicle set off from Middlestone Moor and headed down Clyde Terrace towards Spennymoor town centre, before crashing near Barclays Bank.

Police think a number of people were in the car at the time of the crash - they're now trying to trace them.

Wonder goal!

Spennymoor Town FC Goalkeeper Dan Lowson scored in the 12th minute on his 50th appearance for the club to open the scoring in the FA Cup first qualifying round away to Radcliffe Borough at the weekend.

Take a look at his wonder goal here:

Spennymoor went on to win the game 5-3 by the way!

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