Tribute paid to Exmouth man who died in A3052 collision

PUBLISHED: 15:01 27 January 2017 | UPDATED: 15:01 27 January 2017

Andrew Clargo

Andrew Clargo

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The family of a popular Exmouth man who was killed in a serious collision on the A3052 near Seaton on Friday, January 20, have paid tribute.

Andrew Clargo, 54, died as a result of a two car collision which also killed 77-year-old Peter Crossland, who was from Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

At around 6.15pm on Friday, January 20, Peter Crossland, who was driving a blue Honda Jazz, died at the scene after colliding with a red Renault Clio on the A3052, close to the Three Horseshoes junction.

The driver of the Clio, Andrew Clargo, was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth with serious injuries where he later died.

Mr Clargo’s family have released the following statement: “Andrew was a popular and extremely well-loved pharmacist in the Exmouth Area.

“He leaves behind his partner Kate, his son Matt, and stepsons Joe and Henry.

“His loss has devastated his family and they would appreciate for their privacy would be respected at this very difficult time.”

Police collision investigators attended the scene and carried out a forensic investigation. The road was closed for approximately three and a half hours.

If anyone witnessed this incident please contact police using [email protected] or call 101, quoting log 628 of January 20, 2017

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