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UPDATED: Fatal Saltash Crash

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 3:09pm 5th November 2013 (Updated 6:43am 6th November 2013)

The family of one of the Saltash men who died in a crash has paid an emotional tribute to their son.

27 year old Lee Skeldon and 21 year old Christopher Williams lost their lives when the car they were in careered out of control on the A38.

It happened at Whity Cross on Friday night. 

Lee's family said: "In loving memory of our beloved son Lee David Skeldon who was much loved by his family and all his friends. Lee was a kind, thoughtful, hard-working lad who was very close to his brothers, Carl, Wayne, Scott and his younger brothers Corey, Thomas and Alfie.

Lee Skeldon_1"He had a great love for life but unfortunately was taken from us so young.  Gone were the days we all used to share, but God will look after you in his loving care, you will be missed so much by us all.  Rest in peace son, love you forever, Dad, Gemma and all of your brothers xxxxxxxx."
 
"Lee you were the apple of my eye! I can't believe you’re gone.  Mum will never forget you, my beautiful son, love Mum and Shawn xxx."
 
"Lee, it does not seem real that you have been taken from us but you will always be in our hearts and thoughts, love uncle Graham and auntie Charly xx."

It happened just before midnight, shutting the road for seven hours.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Devon & Cornwall Police quoting log number 1057 01/11/13.

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