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A12 crash victim Heather Loveridge who died with beloved dog by her side described as 'loving partner, daughter, sister, friend and carer'



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The brother of a woman who died after her car hit a post on the A12 has urged anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

Heather Loveridge died with her beloved dog Jessie by her side on Monday after she crashed on the northbound carriageway at Stratford St Mary, near the junction of B1068.

The 26-year-old, also known as Meg, was the only occupant in the silver Skoda Fabia. The woman, from Colchester, was declared dead at the scene.

Heather Loveridge, known as Meg, died on the A12 on Monday. Picture: Heather Loveridge/Facebook
Heather Loveridge, known as Meg, died on the A12 on Monday. Picture: Heather Loveridge/Facebook

In a statement issued through Suffolk Police today, she was described as a 'loving partner, daughter, sister, friend and carer'.

"She was loved by all that knew her and will be missed by so many, especially her dog Jessie that had been by her side from a puppy and was there to keep her warm until the very end," the statement said.

"Sleep tight Meg, we all miss you so much."

Heather Loveridge died with her beloved dog Jessie by her side on Monday after she crashed on the northbound carriageway at Stratford St Mary, near the junction of B1068.
Heather Loveridge died with her beloved dog Jessie by her side on Monday after she crashed on the northbound carriageway at Stratford St Mary, near the junction of B1068.

And Tom Loveridge, her brother, has urged anyone with information to contact Suffolk Police and let them know what they saw.

"Can you please share far and wide just in case someone was on the A12 just between 7pm and 8pm on August 2 and may have seen something," he said.

"We would be very grateful to anybody who could come forward of has any information."

A police spokesman said: "We are still appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage that captured the collision to come forward and contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, quoting CAD reference 343 of August 2."

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