Police name 61-year-old man killed in Yorkshire pick-up crash who 'loved people'

A 61-year-old man who was killed in a collision with a pick-up has been named.

Andrew Lodge was walking on the Denby Court cul-de-sac in Oakworth, near Keighley, on the night of May 5 when he was struck by a Mitsubishi Barbarian.

The driver has been spoken to by police.

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In a tribute, Andrew’s partner said: “Andrew was a beautiful person. He loved people and people loved him. He was calm, laid-back. He never judged and always had a big cheeky smile on his face. I have lost my soul mate and best friend. It feels like our hearts have been ripped out”

Andrew Lodge

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Enquiries are ongoing and officers continue to appeal for witnesses or anyone who may have seen either the vehicle or Mr Lodge prior to the collision.

Anyone with information are asked to make contact with the Major Collision Enquiry Team, by calling 101, or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat quoting log 2007 05/05/2022.