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Family pay tribute to 'loving father' killed in collision on Llan-y-Pwll link road

48-year-old Sion Leslie Gears was from the Rhosrobin area Credit: North Wales Police

A family have paid tribute to a "loving father" who died following a traffic collision on Llan-y-Pwll link road last weekend.

48-year-old Sion Leslie Gears from the Rhosrobin area was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family issued the following statement:

A loving father to Ryan, and beloved son to Sandra and Denzil Gears. He was adored by brothers - his twin, Russell and younger brother, Darren. Sion will be missed by all that met him.

Think of a happy memory and smile when you think of him. They broke the mould when Sion was born. Rest in peace.

– Family Tribute

Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision which happened near to Wrexham Golf Club on the Llan-y-Pwll link road at around 12.45am on Sunday 12th January and involved a white Suzuki Swift.

Sergeant Steve Richards of the Roads Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts remain with Mr Gears’ family at this difficult time.

“The driver of the Suzuki stopped and reported the collision and we are not looking for anybody else in connection with the incident, however we continue to appeal for witnesses, or anybody who may have been travelling in the area and who may have seen a pedestrian.

“Equally, anybody who was in or around the area and who may have dash cam footage is urged to contact us.”