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Family's heartbreaking tribute after fatal A65 crash

Joseph Keane - victim of the A65 crash

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 5:06pm 16th July 2018. (Updated at 5:11pm 16th July 2018)

Police have confirmed that the victim who died in a fatal crash near Ingleton on Friday was 28-year-old Joseph Keane, from Billinge near Wigan.

His family said:

It is not possible to describe just how much Joe was loved by his mum and dad, sister, girlfriend and all his family and friends. He was such a kind, considerate loving person and we have been privileged to have had him in our lives for 28 years. 

He had a lovely dry, warm sense of humour which endeared him to whomever was lucky enough to have been in his presence. 

His passions in life were for his family and friends and a love of books. He hated social injustice and advocated for people who were least able to help themselves. 

His loss has left us bereft and the only comfort we have is being surrounded by the people who loved him most.  He was such a special, beautiful person, we have been enriched by his presence and the pain of his loss means our lives will never be the same again.

The driver of the campervan conversion who was arrested at the scene has been released while under investigation to allow for further police enquiries. 

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