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Tributes paid to promising teenage boxer who died in car crash near Cheltenham

Jesse Johnson training with Darren Allen-Jones

A teenage boy who died in a car crash near Cheltenham last Thursday has been named as Jesse Johnson.

16-year-old Jesse was a promising boxer.

He was taken to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford after the car he was in hit a dry stone wall, but he later died from his injuries.

Two other teenagers aged 15 and 16 who were also in the car, survived with minor injuries.

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Serious crash shuts A345 near Netheravon

Emergency services warn the delays could last for several hours.

Three vehicles have been involved in a serious crash on the A345 at Netheravon in Wiltshire.

The Salisbury Road is blocked in both directions as emergency services deal with the crash. The air ambulance is at the scene.

Police say the road could cause delays for four or five hours, and that drivers should avoid the area.

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