Ben Roberts Weston Turville crash death tribute

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image captionBen Roberts was described as the "perfect friend, perfect brother and perfect son"

The family of a 16-year-old boy who died when he was struck by a car have said he will never be forgotten.

Ben Roberts, 16, died in the collision at 21:50 BST on Saturday in Weston Road, Weston Turville.

His family said in a statement: "Ben was the perfect friend, perfect brother and the perfect son. His family and friends will never ever forget him."

Ben's brother James plays for Oxford United, which will hold a minute's silence at its home game on Saturday.

Ben was a former pupil of the John Colet School in Wendover and had just started a Public Services course at Aylesbury College.

His family said: "Full of love, energy, happiness and life, he loved nothing more than to be with his friends at the skate park, from morning to night."

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image captionBen's brother James Roberts plays for Oxford United and is currently on loan at Chester

Oxford United said: "The club offers it sincerest condolences to the Roberts family and will hold a minute's silence before the game at home to Wimbledon on Saturday."

The driver of the car involved in Saturday's accident, a red Seat Leon, was uninjured and stopped at the scene. No arrests have been made.

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