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Tribute paid to man who died following collision in Andover

Martin Rogers (left) with his brother, Dean Richardson

Tribute has been paid to a man who died following a collision in Andover on Sunday.

Martin Rogers, 31 of Bridge Street, Andover, died following a collision with a grey Vauxhall Corsa.

The collision happened on Smannell Road, at the junction with Cricketers Way, at around 5.10pm, 25 February.

Today his family have paid tribute to him.

They said: “Martin was someone that was deeply loved. He had a kind soul and was a caring person to all that he met.

“He will be deeply missed, he will never be forgotten and will always be in our hearts.

“We love you, lots of love from mum, brother Dean, sister Charlene, partner Dani and all that knew him.

“We would also like to thank the ambulance service for everything they did for him.”

Investigations into the collision are ongoing.

Sgt Mark Furse, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “As our investigations into the exact circumstances of this collision continue, I would like to appeal for any witnesses, who have yet to speak to us, to get in touch.

“If you saw what happened, or saw the grey Corsa in the moments leading up to the collision, we would like to speak to you.

“We are also keen to get hold of any dash cam footage from the incident, so if you think your device may have captured something that could help our investigation, please let us know.”

Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101, quoting 44180074648, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

An 18-year-old man, from Andover, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been released from custody but remains under investigation.