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A10 crash death teenagers: Tributes to 'football-mad' trio

Tributes have been paid to three teenagers killed in a collision on the A10 in Hertfordshire.

The victims died at the scene following the crash between a car and a lorry, near Turnford, on Friday afternoon.

Ashley Jones, 19, from Canvey Island, and Harry Ferrand and Jack Boyton, both 17 and from Enfield, were school friends, described as "football mad".

Their Vauxhall Corsa collided with a Mercedes lorry. A fourth male passenger remains in a critical condition.

Mr Jones's grandfather, Ray, said: "All the boys were really well known as the nice boys on the estate.

'Always very respectful'

"The boys supported different teams but they never argued about it," he added.

Mr Jones's mother, Vivian, said: "He was my rock. He was always there and he was always very respectful of me."

Harry's father, Matt, said his son was a "massive Tottenham fan", and added: "Nobody would say a bad word about him.

"Hundreds of people have come up and said how they looked out for him. He'd never been in trouble. He wouldn't hurt a fly."

Jack's mother, Sarah, described her son as "a cheeky chap with massive personality. He was never miserable and always picked people up with his sense of humour."

She added: "He was a pleasure, really, so polite. He was my best friend and it's such a waste of someone who had so much going for them."

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the accident.

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