Top chef killed in crash

THE family of an award-winning chef who died following a road traffic collision on the A144 near Bramfield yesterday have paid tribute to him.

THE family of 33-year-old Max Dougal who died following a road traffic collision on the A144 near Bramfield yesterday have paid tribute to him.

“Max was loving and fun. No one ever had a bad word to say about him. He was loved by everyone that knew him. He loved the outdoor life and his two dogs.

“Max worked as the head Chef at the award winning Orford Crown and Castle. The proprietor and television star Ruth Watson is distraught.

“Max leaves behind his wife Melissa, who he has been with for fourteen years; his brother Scott and his dad, George.


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“He will be sadly missed by all.”

Mr Dougal, who was driving a red Toyota Yaris, was travelling along the A144 near Bramfield on Wednesday morning when the accident happened.

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He was declared dead at the scene, a quarter of a mile north of Bramfield. It is thought he was travelling from the Halesworth direction to the A12.

The road was closed when emergency services arrived shortly after 9.35am, and re-opened at 1pm.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Suffolk police on 01473 613500.

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