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POLICE NAME VICTIM OF FATAL DOWNS CRASH

Police have named the victim of Sunday’s fatal road traffic collision on Brading Downs as 20-year-old Mikey Mason from Bembridge.

Mikey, of Lane End Road, was driving his grey MG when it was involved in a collision with a blue Peugeot 207 at just gone 21:00. Sadly, the 20-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing.

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Today his family have paid tribute to him. They said:

“Our boy Mikey was loved by everyone who met him. He would light up the room.

“A loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, boyfriend and friend to many. He will be sadly missed, but forever in our hearts and memories.”

Flowers, candles and tributes to the young man have been left at the roadside overlooking The Bay.

One of the moving tributes reads:

“I can’t believe you have been taken so soon. I have so many fond memories of our friendship… I feel so proud to have known you and to have called you my best friend… you will forever be on my mind and in my heart”.

Another simply says:

“Such an amazing, beautiful soul who will be crazily missed”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 101, quoting 44170342103.

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