Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Christmas Day car crash couple were 'much loved'

Ann and Paul Goodrich
Image caption Ann and Paul Goodrich's family said they were "devastated" at their deaths

Tributes have been paid to a "much loved" couple who died in a car crash in Hampshire on Christmas Day.

Ann Goodrich, 57, and Paul Goodrich, 56, from Church Crookham, Fleet, died when the car they were in left the road and hit trees on the B3349 Odiham Road.

Their family said the "devoted" couple were travelling to see their son, daughter and two-year-old grandson when they crashed.

A man, 29, thought to be the driver of the car, was seriously injured.

In a statement, the family said: "We are absolutely devastated and request to be left in peace, to grieve in private, at this sad time.

"[We] thank the emergency services, family support officer and hospital staff for their compassionate care and attention."

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