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Thomas WallacePetrol head Thomas Wallace died in Long Preston bike crash

Police are now in a position to identify the motorcyclist who sadly died on the A682 near Long Preston on Saturday 23 April 2016.

He is 47-year-old Thomas Wallace from Preston, Lancs.

Mr Wallace was riding his white Suzuki GSR 750 on the A682 near the juction of the A65 towards Long Preston, when he was involved in a collision with a grey Toyota Yaris. He sadly died at the scene.

Speaking about Mr Wallace his family said:

“Tom was a well-loved family man who always put others before himself. He was a car and motorbike enthusiast who loved to travel and spend time with his six-month old nephew. His presence will be sorely missed by all who knew him.”

Police are appealing to any witnesses who saw either vehicle prior to the collision, or anyone who witnessed the collision, to contact them on 101 and quote reference 12160070516. Alternatively you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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