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Tributes paid to 'top geeza' killed in Black Country crash

By Jamie Brassington | Sedgley | News | Published:

Tributes have been left at the scene of a crash in the Black Country where a man died on Friday.

A photo left at the scene of a fatal crash in Sedgley

The victim, aged in his 30s, has been named locally as Craig.

He was driving a Ford Focus which crashed into a bus shelter on Sandyfields Road, Sedgley, at about 11.30pm.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services and nearby residents, the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tributes left at the scene

Floral tributes have been left at the crash site, near to the junction with Longfellow Road, along with heartfelt messages from loved ones and a photo of a man and a baby.

He was described as an "awesome bloke" and "top geeza".

Tributes left at the scene

One tribute said: "So sad you've been taken so tragically, you will be very missed by all of us. Rest in peace. Lots of love."

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Another said: "A lovely young man. Rest in peace and god bless. With special love."

Nobody else was in the car and no pedestrians were involved in the crash, which destroyed the bus shelter and left the Ford Focus with major damage.

The aftermath of the crash in Sedgley. Photo: SnapperSK

West Midlands Police has appealed for anyone with information to get in touch but said no other vehicles are thought to have been involved in the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police quoting log number 5244 of August 7.

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star. Contact me at jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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