Tribute to grandfather killed in motorcycle crash

The family of a Lynton motorcyclist who died in a collision on Wednesday have released a tribute to the grandfather of two.

The family of a motorcyclist killed in a crash on Wednesday has released a tribute to the grandfather of two.

Peter Owers, 71, from Lynton, died as a result of his injuries when his motorcycle collided with another at Rose Ash, near South Molton.

A police spokesman said: “Peter is from Lynton, a small community in North Devon. He leaves behind his wife, two children and two grandchildren.

“Heartfelt love and wishes go to the family and friends involved and connected to this tragedy.

“Peter’s family would like to thank the emergency services, the other riders and witnesses that stopped and attended to the riders at the scene.

“With thanks also to the local community and services of the family liaison officers who’ve been a great support to Peter’s wife & family at this difficult and painful time.”

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The other motorcyclist killed in the collision was named as Graham Davey, 68, from Newton Abbot.

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