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Family pay tribute to 'kindest man' following fatal road collision

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The family of a man killed in a fatal road collision in Stradsett have paid tribute to him.

It’s after emergency services were called shortly after 7.30am on Thursday 31 January to reports of a collision between a motorcyclist and a Ford Transit van near to The Foldgate Inn at the junction of the A134 and A1122.

The male motorcyclist was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries where he sadly died.

His family said: "On the 31 January 2019, Nigel Reynolds, aged 53, was tragically taken from us after being involved in a motorbike accident.

"Nige was a family man, a husband to Lorraine, dad to Gavin, Dale and Chloe, Grandad to Ellen, Isaac and Freya, as well as son to Beryl and Bryan, a brother, father in law, uncle and friend to many.

"Nige loved his motorbikes and was a huge Moto GP fan, as well as being a lifelong Norwich City supporter. He served in the Royal Air Force for 22 years and more recently worked for Mars where during this time was able to help support the Kings Lynn food bank.

"Nige was the kindest man you could ever meet with the biggest heart. He was loved by everyone who met him, and was always happiest when surrounded by his family. Our lives will never be the same again.

"The family respectfully request that we are left alone during this difficult time."

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Motorcyclist sadly dies in fatal road collision - Stradsett

Police can confirm a man has died following a fatal road collision at Stradsett this morning, Thursday 31 January.

Emergency services were called shortly after 7.30am after reports of a collision between a motorcyclist and a Ford Transit van near to The Foldgate Inn at the junction of the A134 and A1122.

The male motorcyclist was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries where he sadly died.

The road was closed while initial enquiries were carried out and reopened around 12pm.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene in connection with the incident. He has been taken to King’s Lynn Police Investigation Centre for questioning where he remains in custody.

Police 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 collision or may have dash camera footage of the incident.

Any witnesses should contact Sgt Peter Howlett at the Roads Armed Policing Team at Swaffham on 101 quoting incident reference: 54 of 31 January or email [email protected]

Serious road collision - Stradsett

Police are currently at the scene of a serious collision in Stradsett.

Emergency services were called shortly after 7.30am this morning, Thursday 31 January, after reports of a collision between two vehicles near to The Foldgate Inn at the junction of the A134 and A1122.

The road is currently closed and motorists are advised to avoid the area.