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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.

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