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Aberdeen crash victim Neil Jaffrey was a father-of-three

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Image caption Neil Jaffrey was described as "much loved"

A cyclist killed in a crash in Aberdeen was a 32-year-old man whose three children included seven-week-old twins.

Neil Jaffrey - who was also known as Eddie - died after a collision with a car on North Anderson Drive, close to the junction with Mastrick Road, on Sunday afternoon.

His is survived by his wife Dawn, daughter Jessica, two, and twins Faye and Isla.

Mrs Jaffrey said: "He was much loved by us all and will be greatly missed."

She added: "Neil was from a very close family. He was a much-loved husband, dad, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

"He was a popular person and had a sociable nature. Jessica absolutely loved spending time with him, whether it was going to the park together or washing the cars."

Mr Jaffrey, who worked for Baker Oil Tools, was originally from the Insch area and attended Insch Primary School and the Gordon Schools in Huntly.

Mrs Jaffrey added: "He was always a very healthy person and loved sport, predominantly running, cycling and football. He had been in the boxing club in Insch and got more into running when he moved into Aberdeen."

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