Man, 23, killed in M62 crash was ‘true gentleman’ with ‘unique personality’


A young man who was killed in a motorcycle crash on the M62 has been described as a “true gentleman” by his heartbroken family.

Owen Baugh, 23, was riding his motorbike on the highway in Huyton in the early hours of Sunday, April 25, when he was involved in a collision with a black Audi A4.

The 23-year-old, from Manchester, was rushed to hospital for treatment but was sadly pronounced dead shortly after.

The driver of the car, a 36-year-old man, remains in hospital and an investigation into the accident is underway.

Paying homage to Owen, his family described him as a “generous” person with a “unique personality” who “filled every room he entered.”

In a heartfelt statement, they said, “Owen was a generous, intelligent, hardworking and caring person who not only had a unique look but a unique personality, he made sure to include everyone, no matter who they were. were, his closest friends and family. to the people he had just met.

“Owen would go above and beyond to make sure everyone was happy, healthy and safe.

“Owen had a presence that filled every room he walked into and everyone he came into contact with. He loved his hobbies and passions, but his friends and family more. He will be missed by everyone.

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“During his time with us he accomplished so much and did so much for others, a true gentleman like no other, much of the life he was in will now pass. Rest in peace Owen.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has CCTV or dashcam footage, is asked to contact @MerPolCC, the road police unit on 0151 777 5747, 101 citing reference 21000262447, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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