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Bollihope Common tractor rally death victim 'much loved'

A man who died while taking part in a vintage vehicle rally was a "much-loved, husband, father, brother and grandfather", his family has said.

Robert Hanson was driving a Fordson Power at the event near Stanhope at 11:30 BST on Sunday, when it left the road and toppled over.

The 64-year-old, from Wingate, died at the scene, in Bollihope Common.

A family statement read: "He will be sadly missed by everyone who had the privilege to have him in their lives."

Durham Police said there were many other vehicles at the rally and urged witnesses contact the force.

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