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Family pay tribute to Maryport man who died after High Harrington crash

Conor Brannon

[T]he family of a man who died after a car collided with a tree in High Harrington have paid tribute to his life.

Police were called to a collision on Scaw Road, High Harrington, at 2.54amon Sunday 22 October, following reports that a Ford Fiesta had collided with a tree.

The driver, Conor Brannon, 23, of Maryport, was taken to the RVI in Newcastle but sadly died in hospital on Monday October 23rd.

A 20-year-old female passenger, from Scotland, was also taken to the RVI in a critical condition.

Two other male passengers, both from Maryport, were taken to the West Cumberland Hospital. One suffered serious injuries, the other has been discharged.

A spokesman for Conor’s family said: “Conor was a happy, outgoing and caring 23-year-old, always up for a laugh and a good time.

“He recently gave up his job as an electrician at Smiths to travel around Thailand and Vietnam before working in Sydney, Australia.

“Conor’s mam and dad, brother Daniel and Daniel’s girlfriend Holly, along with close family and friends are devastated following his accident and untimely passing.

“Conor will always be remembered with smiles and warm feelings for the joy he brought to everyone.”

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