Man killed in Devon motorbike crash named

A 23-year-old man who died when his motorbike collided with a lorry in Devon has been named.

Police were called to the A35, close to Devil's Elbow near Honiton, on Wednesday afternoon.

Christopher Ackland, from Axminster, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

In a statement his family said: "Chris was a loving son, brother and partner who has tragically been taken from us prematurely.

"He will be tremendously missed by all his family and friends," they added.

The lorry driver was not thought to be injured.

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