Thruxton overtake crash man Lee Williams 'was special'

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Image caption, Mr Williams was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash

The family of a driver killed when he crashed as he tried to overtake a car said he was a "special person".

Lee Williams, 38, was in a Mitsubishi Evolution when he tried to go around a Fiat 500 on a bend on the old A303 near Thruxton, Hampshire, on Tuesday.

He lost control and collided with a VW Polo being driven by a woman, 19. He was declared dead at the scene and she is in a stable condition in hospital.

The family of Mr Williams, of Andover, said his death had left a gaping hole.

They added: "Lee was a very special person. He was a most loving and generous person who's kindness touched all who knew him.

"He was always willing to help and had a smile for everyone.

"His tragic and untimely loss will leave a gaping hole in all our lives."

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