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Family pays tribute to Trevor Gorman, killed in A38 crash

June 7, 2017 5:49 AM
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One of the three men who died in a crash on the A38 in torrential rain on Monday was engaged to be married, his family has revealed today.

Tributes have been paid to Trevor Gorman, one of three men working for Exeter company R&M Utilities, who died in a crash on the A38 near plymouth on Monday.

Trevor Gorman died alongside colleagues and friends Marshall Arnott and Zachary Graham - all three were in their early 20s.

In a joint tribute, the family said: "Trevor Gorman was Tanya and Trevor's eldest son of five children. Trevor was a terrific son, brother, uncle, fiancé, grandson and best friend to Mikey."Trevor was a keen footballer and all round sportsman and was respected and loved by everyone that knew him. Trevor was looking forward to life with Emma and had big plans for their future and were childhood sweethearts. "Trevor was funny and had the cheekiest smile that melted his mum, nan's and Emma's heart. He will be truly sadly be missed by all that knew him. Thank you everyone for all their support and kind messages. And our love and thoughts go out to all families who had been tragically affected."

Trevor and Zachary both played for SB Frankfort AFC and Marshall played for Lakeside Athletic.

Mark Davies, chairman of SB Frankfort, said the club's players and managers had been left heartbroken.

And their company, R&M Utility and Engineering Services, paid tribute to the three "fantastic young men" they worked with.

They said: "It is with great sadness to share the news that we lost three of our employees in a tragic traffic accident on Monday afternoon.

"All of us at R&M are heartbroken following this dreadful event. We mourn the loss of these three fantastic young men.

The crash, which saw the van flip on to its side near a road sign, happened at about 3.50pm on Monday. No other vehicle is thought to have been involved in the crash, police say.

The whole of the A38 in the area was closed overnight as collision investigators worked on the scene, before being re-opened shortly after 7am this morning (Tuesday).

Officers from the serious collisions unit at Crownhill Police Station are investigating the collision and are appealing for witnesses to contact them by emailing or by calling 101 quoting incident number 582 of June 5.

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