Tribute paid by family following fatal collision near Bude

Friday 13th May 2022 11:30 am
The late Boyd Smith of Beaworthy with his wife and four children
The late Boyd Smith of Beaworthy, who sadly died in Monday afternoon’s collision on the A3072 near the Red Post. He is seen here with his wife Milly and four children, Arlo, Lottie, Willow and Rose. (Picture courtesy of Devon and Cornwall Police )

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POLICE have named a man who died following a collision near Bude on Monday (May 9).

Boyd Smith, 34, from Beaworthy, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the single-vehicle collision, involving a yellow and black Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, which happened at around 4.40pm and on the A3072 near Red Post.

The family of Mr Smith have paid tribute to him.

In a statement, the family said: “Boyd was a loving husband to Milly and a doting father to Arlo, Lottie, Willow and Rose.

“He will be missed by his wife and children for the rest of their lives.

“At the moment, the family are trying to process what has happened and trying to begin to heal.

“Milly is really grateful for messages she has received and will reply to everyone when she feels stronger.”

Officers continue to make enquiries to establish the circumstances of the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by email [email protected] or call 101 quoting log 0654 of 09/05/22.

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