Tributes to 'much-loved husband and dad' killed when Mercedes crashed into Fenland drain

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Jamie Parish, 35, died after his car went off the road and into a roadside drain in the Fens. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Tributes have been paid to a man who died after his Mercedes left the road and plunged into a deep drainage ditch.

Jamie Parish, 35, of Godmanchester in Cambridgeshire, died when after his red C220 went into the Forty Foot Drain near Chatteris, at about 11.50am on Thursday.

His family said in a statement: “Jamie was a much-loved husband, brother, son, grandson and a devoted father to his children.

"He was tragically taken too soon.”

Emergency services attended and the road was closed while rescue efforts took place and the vehicle was recovered.

Mr Parish was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cambridgeshire Police are looking for anyone who has information or dashcam footage of the car before the incident.

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