Tribute to 20-year-old killed in crash

A DEVASTATED mother has paid tribute to her “very loving daughter”, who died following a collision with a lorry.

A DEVASTATED mother has paid tribute to her “very loving daughter”, who died following a collision with a lorry.

Stacey Turney, 20, died on Thursday night after a collision between a white Iveco articulated lorry and a pedal cycle.

The mother of Miss Turney described her daughter as “a very fun loving girl” who spent most of her life living in Clacton and Harwich.

In a statement released by police, Tracey Nugent said: “She was a very fun loving girl, very helpful and loving.


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“She never had a bad word to say about anybody. She enjoyed life.

“She was a very loving daughter and sister and she will be greatly missed.”

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Her family later added that she was an athletic girl, who loved travelling.

After the accident, Miss Turney, who previously attended The Harwich School, was taken by ambulance to Colchester General Hospital where she later died.

Stacey like the idea of working with children and had contemplated a career as a nursery nurse or a social worker. However for the past three years she worked at Morrisons in Harwich, and at a convenience store in Church Street, Harwich.

The crash happened on the A120 near Phoenix Bridge and involved a 53-year-old male driver from Witham.

Both vehicles were travelling towards Harwich when the collision occurred at 8.30pm.

The road remained closed for five hours for initial investigations to be carried out and for vehicle recovery.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the incident or anyone with information to contact them at Stanway Road policing unit on 03000 333 4444.

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