Motorcyclist who died in crash was “wonderful” man - as family say lives will “never be same”

The family of a motorcyclist who died in a crash said he was a “wonderful” man and their lives will “never be the same”.
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The incident, involving a Suzuki motorcycle and a lorry, occurred at around 5pm on 10 August on Thruxton Down Road, Andover. Chris Brown, 51, and from Charlton, Andover, had been riding the motorcycle. Sadly, he died at the scene.

His family have released the following tribute in his memory: “Chris was a happy wonderful man who loved life. He enjoyed anything to do with flight, cycling, motorbiking, swimming/diving, listening to rock music, playing acoustic guitar, reading, photography, nature, beach/countryside walks and holidays, particularly to Tenerife.

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“He made everyone smile and laugh with his funny sense of humour. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, fiancé and great friend to many.

“He will be sadly missed by all family and friends and our lives will never be the same without him. Rest In Peace Chris.”

A police statement said: “We are continuing to investigate this incident and would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it.“We would particularly like to speak to anyone with relevant dash-cam footage. If you have any information, please report online via our website, or call 101, quoting reference 44230322800.