Family pays tribute to Sean Starke, who died in A303 crash near South Petherton

THE FAMILY of a motorist who died after a crash near South Petherton have paid tribute to a man who “loved the outdoors”.

Sean Starke, 24, from Ilminster, died after a collision between a car and a heavy goods vehicle on February 14.

The incident happened around 5.30pm on the A303 near South Petherton.

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His family are being supported by a specially-trained family liaison officer.

“Sean loved the outdoors, frequently going running or cycling locally,” the family said.

“He also loved his job, working on building sites.

“He will be much missed by family and friends after this unexpected and sad incident.

“We would like to thank both those involved in dealing with the incident, and those who have voiced their support.

“We ask for space during this difficult time.”

Collision investigators are continuing with their enquiries into the crash.

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