By Victoria Wilkins: The boss of a motorbike enthusiast killed in a crash on the A51 in Staffordshire has described the “devastating” loss.
Kenneth Cockburn, 52, from the Walton area of Stone, died after his silver Honda motorbike collided with a blue Volkswagen Golf on the A51 southbound between Weston and Sandon at 7.50am today (December 2).
He was on his way to work at the Hixon plant of aviation company Air and Ground Aviation Limited when he died.
Flowers from colleagues were laid at the scene of the crash, with one tribute reading “Ken, with love from all at Air and Ground”.
Ian Dodds, director of the company. told how Ken “loved his motorbike”.
He added: “It’s a tragic loss for us and his family and we are all affected by this devastating news.
“A company is only as good as the people within in it and to day we have lost both a friend and key part of our team and our deepest sympathy goes out to his wife, family and friends.”
Police are still appealing for witnesses to come forward to provide information contact PC 3761 Jason Wright or Sgt 4121 Richard Holt on 101, quoting incident 95 December 2.