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Motorcyclist dies in 'falling tree' crash in Romsey


A motorcyclist has died in a crash in which it is believed he was hit by a falling tree. Jake Podesta, 28, from King’s Somborne, was riding along Greatbridge Road in Romsey on Thursday.Hampshire Constabulary believes he was hit by the falling tree at around 20:30 BST and has appealed for witnesses. Mr Podesta’s family said he was a beloved son and brother who would be sorely missed. “Jake put a smile on many a face with his quick-witted humour and jovial attitude, which spilled over into his ability to write rap music about many life situations,” they said.
Source: BBC Hampshire