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Family pay tribute to man after fatal road collision

The family of a man killed in a fatal collision in North Lopham have paid tribute to him saying he was "much loved and cherished".

It follows a collision around 6.40pm on Tuesday 30 January 2018 involving a VW Polo and a Landrover Freelander on Church Lane.

The driver of the Polo, 23-year-old Jamie Kelly, sadly died at the scene.

His family said: "Jamie was born in East Harling and went to the Primary School along with his elder brother Angus. He attended Old Buckenham High School and then studied at Wymondham High before completing a BSc (Hons) in Geography at Hull University.

"Six months ago he started working for Midwich in Diss. He was returning home that evening after a business meeting after he’d been recently promoted to a new position in the company.

"He would have turned 24 on the 10 February.

"He was much loved and cherished by his parents Rod and Sheila along with his big brother Angus."

Man sadly dies in North Lopham road collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision on Church Lane in South Lopham yesterday evening, Tuesday 30 January 2018.

It happened shortly after 6.40pm, when a black VW Polo and a gold Landrover Freelander have been involved in a collision.

The male driver of the VW, aged in his 20s, sadly died at the scene. The driver of the Freelander was not injured.

The road was closed whilst emergency services attended, however reopened around midnight.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision, particularly anyone who saw the driving manner of either vehicle prior to the incident.

Witnesses should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Wymondham Police Station on 101.