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Daughters of Darren Edwards pay tribute after he died in car crash

Darren Edwards with his daughters Chloe, Paige and Freya Image copyright Durham Police
Image caption The daughters of Darren Edwards, who died in a car crash in Willington, said they cannot believe he is gone

The three daughters of a man killed when his car hit a wall in County Durham have spoken of their devastation at his death.

Darren Edwards, 35, from Willington, died on Sunday when his Citreon C2 left the A690 and smashed into a brick wall in the village.

He leaves behind fiancé Tanya Palliser and daughters Chloe, 15, Paige, eight, and four-year-old Freya.

The girls said: "We can't believe he has gone."

In a statement released through Durham police, Mr Edwards' daughters said: "We are going to miss our daddy so much.

"He was so much fun and he used to make us laugh all the time when we were playing games together."

His family said: "We are completely devastated to have lost our kind, funny and loving Darren.

"He adored his three daughters and the thought of them growing up without him is so very hard for us to comprehend."

Image copyright Durham Police
Image caption Darren Edwards' fiance Tanya Palliser said she had lost her soulmate, adding: "I am heartbroken this has happened when we have been busy planning our wedding and looking forward to the future."

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