Essex

Tribute paid to man killed in Essex crash

The family of a 74-year old man who died after being hit by a car in Essex has paid tribute to him.

Thurlo Haile, from Chelmsford, who had served in the Merchant Navy, died at the scene after being hit by a car on Springfield Road on Friday.

The car driver, a 22-year-old man from Chelmsford, was arrested and has been released on bail.

Mr Haile's family said he retired from a career as a marine consultant to become a church warden and keen walker.

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