POLICE have named a man who died following a collision on the North Devon Link Road at Loxbeare near Tiverton on Wednesday, July 26.

Josh Terry Pitt, aged 20, from the Bristol area, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

In a tribute to him, his family said: “Josh was a young motor-cross rider who enjoyed every second life gave him with the greatest of enthusiasm. The cheesiest of grins and a humour to match.

“The oldest of four brothers, a boyfriend, father to a three-year-old boy and loving son to his mum and dad. His loss leaves the greatest hole in our family.

“We will deeply miss him.

“We would also like to thank everyone for their condolences and sympathy at this time.”

The family have asked for privacy so they can come to terms with their loss.

Officers continue to make enquiries to establish the circumstances of the collision, which happened at around 1.30pm on the A361 near Tiverton.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information or dashcam footage that could help with enquiries, please contact police via the website here or by calling 101 quoting log 441 of July 26.