Newton on Trent

Family pays tribute to biker killed in crash near Newton on Trent

The family of a motorcyclist killed in a crash involving a car and a tractor have said they are “deeply saddened” by their loss.

Jeff Duke died on October 20 following the crash on the A1133 Newark Road at Laugherton.

The motorcycle and VW Golf had been travelling from Newton on Trent towards Laugherton when they collided with a tractor towing a trailer travelling in the opposite direction.

Jeff Duke’s family issued a photograph of him, in addition to the following statement:

“The entire family are deeply saddened by their loss and are still in shock over the tragic circumstances of the accident, as are so many close friends and colleagues.

“He was a very well known and respected man who will be missed by all.”