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Husband dies two months after Essex road crash which also claimed his wife’s life

Joanne Vincent, 47, from Braintree, whose husband Gary has now also died after a collision in Cressing in August. Picture: SUPPLIED BY FAMILY/ESSEX POLICE

Joanne Vincent, 47, from Braintree, whose husband Gary has now also died after a collision in Cressing in August. Picture: SUPPLIED BY FAMILY/ESSEX POLICE

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A motorcyclist involved in a collision with a van in Cressing in August which claimed the life of his wife has also died.

Gary Vincent, 51, of Braintree, and his wife Joanne Vincent, 47, were riding a black Honda motorcyle in Ashes Road on Monday, August 14, when they were involved in a crash with a white Ford Transit van.

A white Mercedes Sprinter van was also involved in the collision.

Mrs Vincent died at the scene but her husband was rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge before being transferred to the Broomfield Hospital.

Family pays tribute to Joanne Vincent

Essex Police has now confirmed that Mr Vincent died yesterday, Thursday, October 5.

A 70-year-old man remains under investigation on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

A 44-year-old man also arrested has now been released without charge and faces no further action.

An inquest into Mr Vincent’s death will be opened in due course.

The Orwell Bridge in Suffolk was closed at 10am today for safety reasons, Highways England has announced.

A man has been charged in connection with an attempted post office robbery in north Essex.

A homelessness campaign in Ipswich which aims to reduce begging and help those find long-term solutions to getting off the streets has been given a funding boost.

An Ipswich area environment project has lost cash support from one of its key partners.

A Kesgrave youth club which had to be suspended almost a year ago after a string of anti-social behaviour problems culminated in a fire is set to be relaunched next month.

Two runners have helped to raise a total of £7,500 for charity after their epic marathon between Burwell and Cambridge.

A Suffolk man who threatened a 17-year-old girl and a retired woman with a hammer during two attempted robberies within minutes of each other has been jailed for 63 months.

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