Kent

A228 Snodland crash: Tribute to cyclist Graham Hughes

  • 19 September 2012
  • From the section Kent
Graham Hughes at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Graham Hughes was described as a keen and experienced cyclist

Tributes have been paid to a keen cyclist who was killed when he hit a stationary lorry on a road in Kent.

Graham Hughes, 56, suffered fatal injuries when he crashed on the eastbound carriageway of the A228 Snodland bypass on Saturday.

In a statement his family said Mr Hughes was a "great friend to many" who died on his way home from work.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Julie, two children and two grandchildren.

The family statement continued: "He worked at Wincanton in Snodland for the last 23 years and died whilst on his way home from work.

"He was a keen and experienced cyclist, who had ridden many charity bike rides."

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