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Third person to die in M4 minibus crash is named

Jason died after the crash on the M4 Credit: Family

Tributes have been paid to Jason Aleixo, 44, who has been named as the third fatality of the M4 minibus crash.

The accident happened on Thursday, 11 October. The road was closed eastbound between junction 14 at Hungerford and 13 at Chieveley.

The family of Jason, from Newbury, have released a tribute to him, saying he was the best son, father and friend.

Jay touched so many people’s lives with his kindness, caring and selfless nature.

He was a long-standing member of staff at Prior’s Court in Thatcham and was known for his gentle nature and ability to always get the best out of young people.

He was the best son, father and friend.

Jay will always be in our hearts and thoughts, and will leave a big hole in our lives.

He will be so sadly missed.

– Family tribute

Catherine Gardiner, 52, from Reading, travelling in the minibus, was named as one of the dead.

Lorraine Maclellan, 60, from Farnborough, also died.

A memorial service was held for the victims of the accident.

All of the families involved have made their own tributes.