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The family of a much-loved mother and grandmother who died in a collision in Hove have issued a heartfelt tribute to her.
Eighty-two-year-old Patricia Cantrell from Brighton was involved in a collision with a black BMW in The Drive at about 11.10am on August 8.
She was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, but tragically later died from her injuries.
Police launched an investigation, and a 29-year-old man from Portslade, was initially arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by careless driving and driving without valid insurance.
He has been bailed, pending further enquiries.
Now, the family of Patricia have issued a statement in her memory.
They said: "We are truly devastated by Patricia’s sudden death in such terrible and dramatic circumstances.
“She was a loving mother and grandmother with a wide circle of friends in the community.
“She was much loved by all her family and friends. Always kind, smiling and always had time for a chat, she will be greatly missed by us all.”
The family have asked for their privacy to be respected and not to be contacted at this time.
Police investigating have continued to appeal for witnesses, including nearby residents or other road users in the area at the time, to come forward.
The incident happened near the junction with The Upper Drive, and the BMW was travelling northbound at the time.
Information can be reported to Sussex Police online, by calling 101, or by emailing: [email protected] and quote Operation Delve.
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