South East Wales

Tributes paid to Stephen Jessett after fatal crash

Stephen Richard Jessett Image copyright South Wales Police
Image caption Stephen Richard Jessett, who died following an accident in Aberdare

Tributes have been paid to a motorcyclist who died following a crash in Aberdare on Friday.

Stephen Richard Jessett died after his Yamaha motorbike was in collision with a road sign and a black VW Polo on the roundabout to Llwydcoed on the A4059.

Mr Jessett, who was 29, lived in the Pant area of Merthyr Tydfil.

A family statement described him as "a very social person who would be found laughing and smiling" and "at the centre of any gathering".

Police appealed for witnesses to the incident which happened at 16:10 BST Friday.

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