The family of a man who died in a road collision have paid tribute to a father with a 'huge heart'.
Lenny Deugo, who would have turned 27 on October 5, died following a crash on the A692 near Consett on October 1.
Speaking on behalf of the family, his parents Perry and Christine Deugo, said they are broken hearted.
Lenny was studying to be an electrician at Derwentside College.
The father-of-one, who was born in Germany and lived in County Durham, was driving a blue MG ZR when it was involved in a collision with a white Renault van. Lenny was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of a black Vauxhall Insignia was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and released under investigation.