Treluswell crash man named as Lt Cdr Jeremy Tetley

Lt Cdr Jeremy Tetley and Bridget Toy
Image caption Tributes have been paid to Lt Cdr Tetley and Bridget Toy by their families

A man who died in a collision near Penryn has been named as Lt Cdr Jeremy Tetley.

The 82-year-old, from the Grampound area, had previously been a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall.

The crash on the B3292 on Wednesday, involving a BMW car and a Fiat truck, also killed Bridget Toy, 61, of Penryn.

A 65-year-old man travelling with the pair in the car was seriously hurt. His condition is not known. The truck driver suffered minor injuries.

Family tributes have been paid to both victims.

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Mrs Toy's husband, Nigel, said: "She was the love of my life, tragically taken. She had so much to live for.

"She did have lots of things she wanted to do this year and she's not been able to carry them out now."

After retiring from the Fleet Air Arm in 1964, Lt Cdr Tetley farmed land near Truro and was president of the Royal Cornwall Show during the foot and mouth outbreak in 2001.

He was appointed High Sheriff in 1976 and became Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall the following year.

His family said the keen car, plane, boat and steam locomotive enthusiast would be "greatly missed by his wife, Mor, three children, 10 grandchildren and many family members and friends".

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