Family pay tribute to man who died in a Porsche crash on the A45 near Ryton on Dunsmore

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THE family of 26-year-old Laurence Gentle have paid tribute to their ‘much loved son, brother, grandson, cousin and nephew.’

Laurence, of George Street in Birmingham, died as the result of a collision on the A45 Coventry bound carriageway near Ryton on Dunsmore at around 1.15am on Sunday.

Laurence’s family, who are from Leamington Spa, said: “We are totally devastated by the tragic loss of Laurence. He was a much loved son, brother, grandson, cousin and nephew and his family and friends will miss him with the greatest sadness.

“His positive outlook and great energy for life meant that he accomplished and experienced so much in his life which has now tragically been cut short.

“He had such a generous and caring nature and was always such great company. Laurence had so much to give and so much to say, he put his whole heart into everything he did. Such a strong young man with so many hopes and dreams, he will always be remembered with such pride and love by all who knew him.”

Officers investigating the circumstances of the collision are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to please contact the Major Investigation Unit Roads on 01926 415415.