South Molton couple killed on Link Road named

A couple killed on the North Devon Link Road on Saturday have been named as Stephen and Melanie Potter from South Molton. They died after their Vauxhall Corsa was in collision with a DAF truck just before 8.30am on the A361 near Moortown Cross. The famili

A couple killed on the North Devon Link Road on Saturday have been named as Stephen and Melanie Potter from South Molton.

They died after their Vauxhall Corsa was in collision with a DAF truck just before 8.30am on the A361 near Moortown Cross.

The families of both Melanie, aged 35 and Stephen, 45, say they have "lost their best friends" and ask that they be allowed to grieve in peace. They have decided against releasing any further statement.

Police are appealing or anyone who witnessed the collision or circumstances leading up to it, or who has any information, to contact them on 08452 777444, quoting log 120 02/01/10.

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