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Lorry crash in Bath kills four, including four-year-old girl

Four people have died after a serious collision in Weston near Bath. Those killed include a four-year-old girl, two Welsh businessmen and a newlywed taxi driver.

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'Honoured that he chose me': Emotional tribute to newlywed killed in Bath lorry crash

Stephen Vaughan had been married for six months. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

The wife of a man killed in a tragic lorry crash in Bath has released an emotional tribute to her husband.

Newlywed Stephen Vaughan, 34, an executive taxi driver from Wales, was picking up two businessmen to drive them home when the 32-tonne tipper truck hit his car. All three men were killed instantly.

Mr Vaughan is described as dedicated to his family and a well-respected businessman with an 'infectious' smile.

I was honoured that he chose me to be his wife ... myself, Steve's parents and family are very proud of the man he was, a true gentleman and we were so privileged to have been a part of his life. We are devastated that he was taken away from us so soon.

– Statement from the wife of Stephen Vaughan

She also expressed her sympathies for the other families affected by the tragedy, and thanked the emergency services and the local community for everything they had done for the family.

Mr Vaughan was one of four people killed in the tragic accident on Lansdown Lane, in the Weston area of Bath.

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